Awakenings
(DVD)

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Published
Culver City, Calif. : Chatsworth, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video Distributed by Image Entertainment, c1997.
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Status
Central - Adult DVD
DVD DRAMA AWAKE
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
014381681925

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
General Note
Based on the book: Awakenings / by Oliver Sacks.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; editors, Jerry Greenberg, Battle Davis ; music, Randy Newman.
Participants/Performers
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, John Heard, Julie Kavner, Penelope Ann Miller, Ruth Nelson, Max Von Sydow, Anne Meara, Dexter Gordon, George Martin, Alice Drummond.
Description
Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby surround stereo.; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Language
Dialogue in English with optional soundtracks in French and Spanish and optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Zaillian, S., Parkes, W. F., Lasker, L., Marshall, P., De Niro, R., Williams, R., Heard, J., Kavner, J., Miller, P. A., Nelson, R., Sydow, M. v., Meara, A., Gordon, D., Drummond, A., Ondrícek, M., Newman, R., Greenberg, G. B., Davis, B., & Sacks, O. (1997). Awakenings . Columbia TriStar Home Video Distributed by Image Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven, Zaillian et al.. 1997. Awakenings. Culver City, Calif. : Chatsworth, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video Distributed by Image Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven, Zaillian et al.. Awakenings Culver City, Calif. : Chatsworth, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video Distributed by Image Entertainment, 1997.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zaillian, Steven,, et al. Awakenings Columbia TriStar Home Video Distributed by Image Entertainment, 1997.

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