The story of a doctor's extraordinary work in the Sixties with a group of catatonic patients he finds languishing in a Bronx hospital. Speculating that their rigidity may be akin to an extreme form of Parkinsonism, he seeks permission from his skeptical superiors to treat them with L-dopa, a drug that was used to treat Parkinson's disease at the time.
|Release date:||Thursday December 20 1990|
Cast and crew
|Cast:||Robert De Niro
Penelope Ann Miller
Max von Sydow