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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 129 min
Ratings
92% critics Rotten Tomatoes
80% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama
Release 01/29/93
Actors Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite
Directors George Miller
Until about the age of 7, Lorenzo Odone was a normal child. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare incurable degenerative brain disorder. Frustrated at the failings of doctors and medicine in this area, the Odones begin to educate themselves in the hope of discovering something which can halt the progress of the disease.
Genre Drama
Release 01/29/93
Actors Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite
Directors George Miller
Until about the age of 7, Lorenzo Odone was a normal child. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare incurable degenerative brain disorder. Frustrated at the failings of doctors and medicine in this area, the Odones begin to educate themselves in the hope of discovering something which can halt the progress of the disease.