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278 Ratings

Lorenzo's Oil

Directed by George Miller
United States, 1992


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.

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Lorenzo's Oil Directed by George Miller

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Writers Guild of America

1993 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1993 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1992 | 2nd place: Best Actress

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