While undergoing open heart surgery, a man's failed anesthetic leaves him completely alert, but paralyzed and unable to tell his doctors. more
Release DateU.S.Awake was released on
Friday, November 30, 2007 Release
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
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Rating MPAAR for language, an intense disturbing situation, and brief drug use
In "Awake," a psychological thriller that tells the story of a man (Christensen) undergoing heart surgery while experiencing a phenomenon called "anesthetic awareness," which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife (Alba) must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her own personal drama.