Thursday, October 9, 2008


From Netflix: Based on the true story, medical researcher Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) attempts to treat a group of patients who've laid comatose in a Bronx hospital for 30 years. Sayer prescribes an experimental drug, and it works. Robert De Niro co-stars as a patient unconscious since adolescence who must come to terms with life as an adult. 1990 120 minutes

Be sure to look at trailer on Nexflix site.

The film is based on work done by Oliver Sacks in the Bronx, NY. Sacks coached Robin Williams who gives a fantastic performance. You can read the Backstory on Oliver Sack's Website.

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