Lorenzo's Oil(Movie, 1992)

| 2h 15min | Genre: Drama
Lorenzo's OilRating: 3.6/5 (with 216216 votes)
Lorenzo's Oil is a 1992 American drama film directed and co-written by George Miller. It is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone, parents who search for a cure for their son Lorenzo's adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), leading to the development of Lorenzo's oil. The film was shot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, primarily from September 1991 to February 1992. It had a limited release in North America on December 30, 1992, with a nationwide release two weeks later, on January 15, 1993. Though it was a box office disappointment, grossing $7.2 million against its $30 million budget, the film was generally well received by the critics and garnered two nominations at the 65th Academy Awards. ()
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Awards & Nominations for Lorenzo's Oil

Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay

About Lorenzo's Oil

Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, frustrated at the failings of conventional medicine, start their quest for an unothadox treatment.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Washington D.C.
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Italian (IT)
Translated into 22 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/30/1992
Director: George Miller
Director of Photography: John Seale
Composer: Samuel Barber
Costume designer: Colleen Atwood
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Óleo de Lorenzo"
"El aceite de la vida"

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