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Awakenings

Over-earnest, slushy attempt by director Penny Marshall (A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN) and screenwriter Steve Zaillian (SCHINDLER'S LIST) to create screen entertainment from the life and work of neurologist Oliver Sacks, whose name is changed to Dr. Malcolm Sayer… (more)

Released: 1990

Rating: PG-13

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Dr. Oliver Sacks

Neurologist, Awakenings Author Oliver Sacks Dies at 82

Neurologist Oliver Sacks, who wrote the book Awakenings and was portrayed by Robin Williams in the 1990 movie of the same name, died Sunday at his home in New York City, The Associated Press reports. He was 82. In February, Sacks announced that he wa… Read more

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  • Released: 1990
  • Rating: PG-13
  • User Rating:3.4 out of 5 (5 ratings)
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  • Review: Over-earnest, slushy attempt by director Penny Marshall (A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN) and screenwriter Steve Zaillian (SCHINDLER'S LIST) to create screen entertainment from the life and work of neurologist Oliver Sacks, whose name is changed to Dr. Malcolm Sayer… (more)

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