Awakenings/the Fisher King/the Survivors

Overview

Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test ...
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Overview

Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe Robert De Niro, who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care. Julie Kavner and John Heard also star.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/4/2008
  • UPC: 043396281141
  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 6:02:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Awakenings
1. Introduction [:13]
2. Start [4:40]
3. The Bronx, 1969 [1:23]
4. Clinical Experience Required [1:42]
5. A Chronic Hospital [1:48]
6. Home Research [1:28]
7. A New Arrival [2:55]
8. The Will of the Ball [2:27]
9. Stimulus and Response [1:42]
10. Lucy On the Move [3:05]
11. 25 Years of Atypicals [1:52]
12. "I Found the Connection" [:49]
13. Dr. Peter Ingham [2:11]
14. Visual Rhythm [2:29]
15. "I'd Like to Know More About Your Son" [1:29]
16. Brain Waves [1:12]
17. Will of the Balls [:55]
18. Reaching Them [3:28]
19. Ouija Board [3:00]
20. L-Dopa [2:23]
21. Asking Permission [1:45]
22. Parental Consent [1:22]
23. The Experiment Begins [2:13]
24. Increasing the Dosage [1:06]
25. "It's Quiet" [2:31]
26. Someone to See Leonard [1:31]
27. Meeting the Staff [1:46]
28. Older Than He Remembered [1:49]
29. A Mother's Lullaby [2:26]
30. Bronx Tour [2:51]
31. The Periodic Table of Elements [1:46]
32. A Request to Put the Rest of the Group On the Drug [1:29]
33. The Patrons Presentation [2:19]
34. Miracles [1:47]
35. Awakenings [3:15]
36. Group Outing [2:24]
37. "Are You Following Me?" [1:12]
38. Rethinking the Outing [1:40]
39. A Devoted Daughter [1:36]
40. "You Made Me Love You"; "He Knows" [2:06]
41. Resuming Their Lives [2:24]
42. "He Never Talked About Girls Before" [:38]
43. An Important Call From Leonard [2:36]
44. What Leonard Wants [1:42]
45. Insufficient Data at This Time; Restrained [2:30]
46. The Messiah of Ward 5 [1:00]
47. Not Paranoia, a Fact [1:01]
48. "The Drug's Not Working" [2:59]
49. Glasses [1:14]
50. "Help Me" [1:20]
51. Back With the Group [3:41]
52. Like a Light Switch Going Off [1:13]
53. "Learn From Me" [1:15]
54. Not Grotesque [:58]
55. Asking Them to Stop [:50]
56. Last Dance With Paula [4:28]
57. The Dream Ends [2:45]
58. Adjusting to the Realities of Miracles [1:31]
59. Asking Eleanor Out [2:06]
60. Afterword [:39]
61. End Credits [3:14]
Disc #2 -- The Fisher King
1. Start [9:02]
2. Three Years Later [8:11]
3. Bridge Punks [5:13]
4. "You're the One" [6:57]
5. The Tragedy [2:28]
6. Religious Beliefs [2:10]
7. Back at Parry's [3:40]
8. Following a Vision [8:16]
9. The Red Knight [6:43]
10. Grand Central Station [4:27]
11. Dinner for One [:35]
12. Cloudbusting [1:54]
13. The Fisher King [4:49]
14. Helping Parry [2:50]
15. Contest Winner [4:33]
16. At Video Spot [12:30]
17. Dinner Invitations [2:54]
18. Chinese Restaurant [5:57]
19. 30-Second Breakup [5:07]
20. Flashbacks [3:38]
21. Feeling Good [6:11]
22. At the Hospital [2:27]
23. Back On the Air [3:18]
24. Visiting Parry [9:39]
25. Taking the Grail [2:04]
26. Bargain Fulfilled [2:38]
27. "How About You" [1:47]
28. "I Love You" [7:20]
Disc #3 -- The Survivors
1. Start [2:23]
2. Fired By a Parrot [2:41]
3. Out of Business [1:52]
4. Unemployment Line [2:37]
5. Pit Stop Diner [2:05]
6. Wallets vs. Dignity [3:11]
7. Visiting Day [4:21]
8. Candice [2:10]
9. Editorial Reply [1:59]
10. "Sorry to Wake You" [4:33]
11. Babbling Avenger [6:06]
12. The Police Station [4:25]
13. The Gun Store [1:58]
14. Assault Rifle & Goodies [7:18]
15. "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" [1:36]
16. A Fare Deal [6:19]
17. Calling Jack [2:42]
18. "I'm a Professional Killer" [4:23]
19. Wes Huntley [3:37]
20. Combat Master [2:54]
21. Hot Weapons [2:03]
22. Donald's Escape [4:17]
23. Cigarettes & Trees [4:13]
24. "You Shot My Gun!" [4:09]
25. Trigger-Happy Friends [4:21]
26. "He's Mine!" [3:18]
27. "Ride of the Valkyries" [3:17]
28. A Simple Businessman [7:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Awakenings
   Chapter Selections
   Spoken Languages
      English Dolby Surround
      Spanish
      French
   Subtitles
      Spanish
      Subtitles Off
   Resume
Disc #2 -- The Fisher King
   Play Movie
   Languages/Audio Set-Up & Subtitles
      Languages/Audio Set-Up
         English 2-Channel
      Subtitles
         English
         No Subtitles
   Theatrical Trailers
      Also Starring Robin Williams: Jumanji
      Also Starring Robin Williams: Awakenings
      Also Starring Jeff Bridges: The Mirror Has Two Faces
      Also Starring Jeff Bridges: Starman
   Scene Selections
Disc #3 -- The Survivors
   Play Movie
   Audio Set Up
      English
      French/Français
   Subtitles
      English
      French/Français
      Spanish/Español
      Portuguese/Português
      Chinese
      Korean
      Thai
      Subtitles Off
   Scene Selections
   Trailers
      The Survivors
      The Big Hit
      Jawbreaker
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