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Lorenzo's Oil

1992 Rated PG-13 2hr 16m

Susan Sarandon received an Academy Award nomination for her role as the mother of Lorenzo (Zack O'Malley Greenburg), a typical young child whose life is shattered when he's diagnosed with a terminal disease. His parents, Augusto (Nick Nolte) and Michaela (Sarandon), feel helpless as they watch their son slowly succumb to the illness. Not satisfied with modern medicine, they research the disease and turn to a controversial remedy for help.

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Movie Details

1993 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1993 Academy Award®
  • Best Actress nominee: Susan Sarandon
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
A child's life threatening ordeal
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.