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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.

Director: Penny Marshall
Writer: Oliver Sacks, Steven Zaillian
Production: N/A
Year: 1990
MetaScore: 74/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: $52,096,475
Released: 11 Jan 1991
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 6 wins & 11 nominations total

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Leonard Lowe - Robert De Niro
Dr. Malcolm Sayer - Robin Williams
Eleanor Costello - Julie Kavner
Mrs. Lowe - Ruth Nelson
Dr. Kaufman - John Heard