Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 1997
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD Awakenings
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Community Library of Castle Shannon DVD DVD Awakenings
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Awakenings
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Based on the true story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, it details his experimentation with the drug L-dopa which inspired the 'awakening' of a number of catatonic patients, some of whom had been sleeping for as long as 30 years.
Additional Information
Subjects Postencephalitic Parkinson's disease -- Case studies -- Drama.
Epidemic encephalitis -- Complications -- Case studies -- Drama.
Dopa -- Therapeutic use -- Case studies -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Culver City, Calif. :Columbia TriStar Home Video,1997
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Based on (work): Awakenings.
Contributors Marshall, Penny.
Schmidt, Arne L.
Abbott, Elliot.
Zaillian, Steven.
Parkes, Walter F.
Lasker, Lawrence.
Williams, Robin, 1951-2014.
De Niro, Robert.
Heard, John, 1946-2017
Kavner, Julie.
Miller, Penelope Ann.
Sydow, Max von, 1929-2020
Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015. Based on (work): Awakenings.
Columbia Pictures.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Max Von Sydow.
Other Contributors Music by Randy Newman.
Audience Rated: PG-13.
Language English
In English, Spanish and French with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the novel by Oliver Sacks.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby surround.
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0800177363
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