Lääkärit elokuvassa – Tänään 1.3.2013 klo 20.45 : Lorenzon öljy











George Miller: Lorenzon öljy

(Lorenzo’s Oil, 1992, 129 min, US)


Esitys elokuvateatteri Orionissa 1.3.2013 klo 20.45.

(Eerikinkatu 15)

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”Susan Sarandon and Nick Nolte give brilliant performances as parents trying to save the life of their son in George Miller’s harrowing and heartbreaking Lorenzo’s Oil. Based on a true story, the film begins as bright young Lorenzo (Zack O’Malley Greenburg) is leading a pleasant life on the Comoro Islands. But things start to go wrong with him — he collapses, he raves, and he loses his hearing — so his concerned parents, Augusto (Nick Nolte) and Michaela Odone (Susan Sarandon), take him to a doctor. The diagnosis is a death warrant; they are told that Lorenzo has been diagnosed with adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), an rare and incurable nerve disease that is always fatal. When Augusto and Michaela are told to be patient as they watch their son sink further into the debilitating illness, they take matters into their own hands and start their own investigation of the disease. Using rapeseed oil, they find their own treatment for ALD.”



Sini Paloheimo
KAVA, 1.3.2013

Oil on troubled waters: Lorenzo’s Oil
Adam Mars-Jones
The Independent, 26.1.1993

Parents Fighting to Keep Their Child Alive
Janet Maslin
The New York Times, 30.12.1992

Sarandon’s maternal fury fuels relentless, moving ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’
Stephen Hunter
The Baltimore Sun, 22.1.1993

Too true to be good?
Carl Elliott
BMJ, vol. 306, s. 592, 27.2.1993

Film review — Lorenzo’s Oil directed by George Miller
Hugo W. Moser
The Lancet, vol. 341, s. 544

Pernicious treatment
Fred S. Rosen
Nature, Feb 25, 1993; 361, 6414

Lorenzo’s Oil , [Film Review]
Roger Ebert
Chocago Sun-Times, 15.1.1993

‘Lorenzo’s Oil’ , [Film review]
Desson Howe
The Washington Post, 15.1.1993

Lorenzo’s Oil
Jacalyn Duffin
Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database
New York University, 31.10.1996

Lorenzo Odone : Spirited as a child, he developed ALD and became the inspiration behind Lorenzo’s oil
Cristina Odone
The Guardian, 4.6.2008

Complicated lessons: Lorenzo Odone and medical miracles
Barron H. Lerner
The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9667, s. 888-889


The Challenge of Personhood : Lorenzo’s Oil

Michael D. Dahnke

teoksessa: ‘The Picture of Health : Medical Ethics and the Movies’, edited by Henri Colt … [et al.], New York, 2011.

s. 66-71

Saatavuus Helka-tietokannassa


Life-Proloniging Treatment in Minors : Lorenzo’s Oil

Mark S. Pian

teoksessa: ‘The Picture of Health : Medical Ethics and the Movies’, edited by Henri Colt … [et al.], New York, 2011.

s. 497-501

Saatavuus Helka-tietokannassa


The Temple of Science : Medical Science in Postwar Films : Lorenzo’s Oil

Peter Dans

teoksessa: ‘Doctors in the Movies : Boil the Water and Just Say Aah’, Peter Dans, Bloomington, 2000.

s. 112-117

Saatavuus Helka-tietokannassa


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