Awakenings

1990 PG-13 2h 0m DVD

Awakenings

1990 PG-13 2h 0m DVD
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In this stirring fact-based drama set in 1969, a reclusive neurologist is given authorization to test an experimental drug on a catatonic patient -- who awakens from his 30-year stupor and must come to grips with life as an adult.
Cast
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller, Max von Sydow, Alice Drummond, Judith Malina, Barton Heyman
Director
Penny Marshall
Format
DVD Streaming
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral)
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
CC
No
Rating
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers. -
age 10+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 10+
age 10+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is a moving story and may be tough on sensitive viewers.

Sexual Content

Not applicable

Violence

Sad, but not scary.

Language

A few expletives.

Social Behavior

Theme of respecting the humanity of those who are different.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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