Tine Turner performs in the music video "We Don't Need Another Hero" from the original motion picture soundtrack for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) recorded for Capitol Records. Dressed ... See full summary »
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Until about the age of seven, 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 (adrenoleukodystrophy): 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.Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
Lorenzo was played by four actors and two actresses in this movie. See more »
Do you know how many children die every year from choking on french fries? Many more than from Adrenoleukodistrophy. You see, ours is what is known as an orphan disease, too small to be noticed, too small to be funded, especially with the iron hand of "Reganomics".
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During the credits pictures of children are shown, which were cured by "Lorenzo's Oil". See more »
This Is an excellent movie,great acting,gripping true life story. It is an excellent depiction of the way families sometimes must struggle to win against all odds,even when the majority are saying give up,true "grit",faith carry on. I only wish I would have seen it sooner.
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