Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

Directed by
George Miller

True-life drama of a father and mother who battled against the odds to save their son's life. Augusto and Michaela Odone are dealt a cruel blow by fate: five-year-old Lorenzo is diagnosed with a rare and incurable disease. But the Odones' persistence and faith leads to the cure which saves their boy and re-writes medical history.

Written by ,

Also known as "L'huile de Lorenzo", "Un Milagro para Lorenzo"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 130 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1992

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Nick NolteNick Nolte...Augusto Odone
Image for Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon...Michaela Odone
Image for Peter UstinovPeter Ustinov...Prof. Gus Nikolais
Kathleen Wilhoite...Deirdre Murphy
Gerry Bamman...Dr. Judalon
Image for Margo MartindaleMargo Martindale...Wendy Gimble
Image for James RebhornJames Rebhorn...Ellard Muscatine
Ann Hearn...Loretta Muscatine
Maduka Steady...Omuori
Mary Wakio...Comorian Teacher
Don Suddaby...Himself
Colin Ward...Jake Gimble
LaTanya Richardson Jackson...Nurse Ruth
Jennifer Dundas...Nurse Nancy Jo
William Cameron...Pellerman Protochem Labs
Zack O'Malley Greenburg...Lorenzo Odone