Lorenzo's Oil

Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

Some people make their own miracles.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1992-12-30
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 502 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 15min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: Australia, United States of America
  • Director: George Miller
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Augusto and Michaela Odone are dealt a cruel blow by fate when their five-year-old son Lorenzo is diagnosed with a rare and incurable disease. But the Odones' persistence and faith leads to an unorthodox cure which saves their boy and re-writes medical history.

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  • Nick Nolte

    as Augusto Odone
  • Susan Sarandon

    as Michaela Odone
  • Peter Ustinov

    as Professor Nikolais
  • Ann Hearn

    as Loretta Muscatine
  • Maduka Steady

    as Omuori
  • Aaron Jackson

    as Francesco Odone
  • Laura Linney

    as Young Teacher
  • Kathleen Wilhoite

    as Deirdre Murphy
  • Gerry Bamman

    as Doctor Judalon
  • Margo Martindale

    as Wendy Gimble
  • James Rebhorn

    as Ellard Muscatine
  • Colin Ward

    as Jake Gimble
  • LaTanya Richardson Jackson

    as Nurse Ruth
  • Jennifer Dundas

    as Nurse Nancy Jo
  • William Cameron

    as Pellerman
  • Becky Ann Baker

    as Pellerman's Secretary
  • Mary Pat Gleason

    as The Librarian
  • David Shiner

    as Clown
  • Ann Dowd

    as Pediatrician
  • Peter MacKenzie

    as Immunosuppression Doctor
  • Paul Lazar

    as Professor Duncan
  • Joyce Reehling

    as Columnist
  • Michael O'Neill

    as School Psychologist
  • Richard Cordery

    as Suddaby's Senior Manager
  • Angus Barnett

    as Suddaby's Junior Manager
  • Elizabeth Daily

    as Lorenzo Odone (voice)
  • Zack O'Malley Greenburg

    as Lorenzo Odone
  • Sandy Gore

    as Murphy Family
  • Nora Dunfee

    as Murphy Family
  • Rocco Sisto

    as Murphy Family
  • Amelia Campbell

    as Murphy Family
  • Keith Reddin

    as Murphy Family
  • Anthony Dileo Jr.

    as Conference Parent
  • Lianne Kressin

    as Smiling Nurse
Writing George Miller Screenplay
Editing Richard Francis-Bruce Editor
Editing Marcus D'Arcy Editor
Production George Miller Producer
Camera John Seale Director of Photography
Art Karen O'Hara Set Decoration
Directing George Miller Director
Art Kristi Zea Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Colleen Atwood Costume Design
Production Arnold Burk Executive Producer
Writing Nick Enright Screenplay
Production Doug Mitchell Producer
Editing Leilani Hannah Assistant Editor
Editing Patricia A. Galvin Assistant Editor
Editing Carol A. Ellison Fleming Assistant Editor
Editing Rick Lisle Assistant Editor
Editing Jane Moran Assistant Editor
Editing Kimberly Walls Assistant Editor
Editing Paula Lourie First Assistant Editor
Editing Jane Maguire First Assistant Editor
Directing Daphne Paris Script Supervisor
Camera Mikki Ansin Still Photographer