Lorenzo's Oil Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5158

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 32

Theatrical Release Date: 01/29/1993

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: George Miller

Actors: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite, Gerry Bamman, Margo Martindale

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3.5/4

dwry - wrote on 07/07/2013

A touching story based in real life.

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 10/02/2011

A true story based on a rare disease (adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) acquired by Lorenzo Odone. His parents, Michaela and Augusto make sacrifices in finding a cure thru research and experiments. Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon displayed remarkable performances. Camera angles were brilliantly executed in varied positions while the music provided matched touching and heart aching scenes. Had a touching screenplay and wonderful lines: Michaela Odone - We are not asking, Doctor, for your anguish or your applause. We are asking merely for a little courage." “Now it's our only hope for Lorenzo.” Our parents suffer enough without being made the victims of false hopes. Themes of family, hope and sacrifice, are well exhibited in this film. Lorenzo’s fighting spirit and inspiring parents …

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