Summary Of The Movie 'The Awakenings'

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Ambulo, Alyza Jessamine M. PT 11 Ms. Peggy Orbe Movie Critique of "The Awakenings" The Writer: Steven Zaillian (screenplay) and Oliver Sacks (book) The Director: Penny Marshall 1990 Awakenings is a 1990 American drama film based on Oliver Sacks ' 1973, it is based on a true story of British neurologist Oliver Sacks who discovered in 1969 a beneficial effects of the drug L-Dopa, a chemical that is made and used as part of the normal biology of humans. He is the one who administered to the catatonic patients who survived the 1917–28 epidemic…show more content…
Sayer did not give up Leonard Lowe from his condition. Even if the mother says Leonard is losing but Dr. Sayer saw the spirit of fighting. This is the great discovery in the opening scenes of "Awakenings," preparing the way for sequences of enormous joy and heartbreak, as the patients are "awakened" to a personal freedom they had lost all hope of ever again experiencing. And I liked about Dr. Sayer on giving hope to the patients, giving his smiles and the courage of his ability. And the other hand I liked about Leonard who did not give up on his condition, Yes he saw the changes but he decided to live and start over…show more content…
The facts that it is not just easy as they look it, we are not the one who is feeling the pain. Awakenings is not just a movie, it is based on a true story that people must see it. It delves deeply into one of the worst human fears, losing the ability to move and function, but it is never forced or manipulative, and there is no heavy-handed message or moral. It is just a fascinating story that is beautifully told. And the last thing that Dr. Sayer told to Leonard is "Let’s begin" like there is really another life waiting for us, let us start over, Every day is a new opportunity. We can build on yesterday 's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That 's the way life
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