Lorenzo's Oil 1992
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Lorenzo's Oil 1992
Some people make their own miracles.
Plot: A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
Story: 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.
Did you know: Based on a true story.
Release date: 15 January 1993
User Votes: 7.0
Countries: USA,
Genres: Drama,
MPAA Rating: image
Runtime: 129 minutes
Oscars: None
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