Awakenings (1990)

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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 88% / Audience 89%

Rated PG-13,  2 hr 0 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Penny Marshall
CAST
Robert De Niro  •  Robin Williams  •  Julie Kavner  •  Ruth Nelson

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Robert De Niro Leonard Lowe
Robin Williams Dr. Malcolm Sayer
Julie Kavner Eleanor Costello
Ruth Nelson Mrs. Lowe
John Heard Dr. Kaufman
Penelope Ann Miller Paula
Alice Drummond Lucy
Judith Malina Rose
Barton Heyman Bert
George Martin Frank
Anne Meara Miriam
Richard Libertini Sidney