A new doctor finds himself with a ward full of catatonic patients. He is disturbed by them and the fact that they have been catatonic for decades with no hope of any cure. When he finds a possible chemical cure he gets permission to try it on one of them. When the first patient awakes, he is now an adult having gone into a catatonic state in his early teens. The film then delights in the new awareness of the patients and then on the reactions of their relatives to the changes in the newly awakened. Written by
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There is no such thing as a simple miracle.
Did You Know?
At one point a film Steven Spielberg
considered directing, before passing it on to Penny Marshall
. The time he spent on the project did yield one useful outcome for him: Steven Zaillian
's script took several short chapters, each about different patients, and put them together into a linear whole. This brought Zaillian to Spielberg's attention, and he offered Zaillian the similar task of adapting Schindler's List
(1993), which ended up winning Oscars for both of them. See more
At one point Dr. Sayers describes L-DOPA as synthetic dopamine. It is in fact a precursor to dopamine, i.e. a substance used by the body to synthesize dopamine. See more
Miriam, there's no easy way to tell you this, so - your husband - he was granted a divorce from you in 1952.
Oh, thank God!
Time of the Season
Written by Rod Argent
Performed by The Zombies
Courtesy of Marquis Enterprises Ltd.
by arrangment with Celebrity Licensing Inc. See more