Oliver Sacks is a neurologist fictionally portrayed as Malcolm Sayer by the actor Robin Williams. Dr. Sacks was the one who discovered the drug L-DOPA, in the year 1969, as a treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. Sacks administered this drug to catatonic patients in the mid 1920s. The movie was lead by the actors, Robin Williams and Robert De Niro as Leonard Lowe, the patient whom he experimented the drug with. Other characters included Julie Kavner, and Penelope Ann Miller as the main actors’ leading ladies.
I also learned that be determined, dedicated in everything that I will do, don’t lose hope and have a patience in everything because it will be very fruitful, successfully and worthy someday. This movie is very helpful to me to become sensitive to the person that have diseases like The Parkinsonism and even other disease of course as a Future Lasallian Pharmacist, I want to invent drugs or medicines that can help patients to be healed. I think others will learn from it by being sensitive and be of help this patient to not make them as a happiness but inspiration because they suffering to this disease yet the patients are very strong and they overcome their sickness no matter
The only time I felt uncomfortable was when he was talking about the loss of his wife, but I sympathised with him as best I could. This relationship makes me feel glad that I have chosen nursing as a career. Robert made me think about how lucky I am to be able to still use my legs and how fortunate I am to be able to play sport and do all the activities I love doing. He also makes me appreciate about how important family and friends are. When Robert left the ward and provided me with the positive feedback it gave me a great confidence boost and made my day.
Without their love for each other there will no medications or cure on their disorder. As a conclusion, it not the drug but the relationship between them are the one that matters like what Dr. Malcolm Sayer said. It not just the drug who made them free from their sickness but also the love they get from each other. Love what we do because by loving the profession what we work will lead us to success and it will gave us new
This shows how his family’s love him for who he is not how he looks. They can go deeper, and find his beautiful personality and not be shallow enough to over-rule him just because he appearance does not perform to modern day definitions. Their love for August (or Auggie as he is often referred to) is so strong and so pure it is unlimited and free. Therefore, giving him the support he needs when he needs, as shown in this quote: “Mom says by then, they had told her all about me. She had been preparing
He too justifies his character by excellent acting like the other characters of the film. Sandeep Gupta also notes that “Superb music, the amazing picturization of songs and the classical performances of the major actors make the movie remarkable.” Esha Khanna observes that, “Dev saab presents the character of Raju to the paramount of his capacity. He is good-looking, sharp and smart, while Waheeda Rehman is the enthralling danseuse. They both go together very well.” She also notes that “this is the everlasting archetypal and there are not enough words to elucidate its brilliance.” Watch it to recognize
Men in particular can feel angry and restless. No matter how you experience depression, left untreated it can become a serious health condition. But it’s important to remember that feelings of helplessness and hopelessness are symptoms of depression—not the reality of your situation. There are plenty of powerful self-help steps you can take to lift your mood, overcome depression, and regain your joy of
Awakenings, (1990) directed by Penny Marshall, is a drama film based on Oliver Sacks memoir of the same title. Penny Marshall, an American actress, director and producer. And also a dancer. It tells the true story of British Neurologist,Oliver Sacks. Oliver Sacks as American Malcolm Sayer, who discovered beneficial effects of drugs L-Dopa.
Stress on physical is more concerned on the health. There are many types of hormones that produced during stress and most of it are not good to our body. For example, adrenaline and cortisol which always produce negative effect to our body. It will makes us to think slow and do action slowly which was not supposed to be. Mental is something easily change to negative minded when we are on stress.
It is a wonderfully well-written film and has a few excellent performances, a stellar cast, amazing direction and it will reside in your memory even after you leave the cinema hall. After watching the film, you would want to know more about Manto the writer and this actually means that the makers of the film have managed to get what they worked so hard for. With that being said, the film would have been better if it was cut short, especially in the end. Manto’s stay in the hospital could have been chopped off. Overall Manto is absolutely brilliant; this movie deserves to be watched over and over again.