While undergoing a heart transplant, Clay experiences “anesthetic awareness,” a condition that allows him to see and feel everything that’s happening to him but leaves him paralyzed and unable to do anything about it.
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Despite a pretty good turn by Jessica Alba (not a sentence used often) Awake is pretty much d.o.a. on its proverbial operating table. Preposterous plot aside the wooden acting of leading man Hayden Christensen sinks this dud pretty quickly. Final act has its moments but in the end this is pretty much turkey time.