Awakenings Trailer

Awakenings Trailer (1990)

"There is no such thing as a simple miracle." 12 December 1990 Drama 121 mins

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.

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Robert De Niro

as Leonard Lowe

Robin Williams

as Dr. Malcolm Sayer

Julie Kavner

as Eleanor Costello

Ruth Nelson

as Mrs. Lowe

John Heard

as Dr. Kaufman

Anne Meara

as Miriam

Dexter Gordon

as Rolando

Jayne Haynes

as Frances


Randy Newman

Original Music Composer

Miroslav Ondříček

Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography

Bill Groom

Bill Groom Art Direction

Anton Furst

Anton Furst Production Design

Cynthia Flynt

Cynthia Flynt Costume Design

Elliot Abbott

Elliot Abbott Executive Producer

Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall Executive Producer

International Titles

Tempo de Despertar Trailer

Zeit des Erwachens Trailer

Livet Længe Leve Trailer

Despertares Trailer

Risvegli Trailer

睡人 Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 13 February 1991

United States 12 December 1990

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