Script Library >> Awakenings
Synopsis: 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.
Writer(s): Oliver Sacks (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Director: Penny Marshall
Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner , See full cast and crew
IMDb Link: http://imdb.com/title/tt0099077/
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Awakenings (october 2, 1989 revised draft)