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Wide Awake is a american film of genre Drama directed by M. Night Shyamalan released in USA on 20 march 1998 with Dana Delany

Wide Awake (1998)

Wide Awake
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Released in USA 20 march 1998
Length 1h28
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating60% 3.0494553.0494553.0494553.0494553.049455

Wide Awake is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and produced by Cathy Konrad and Cary Woods. The film stars Denis Leary, Dana Delany, Joseph Cross and Rosie O'Donnell. Wide Awake also features Julia Stiles in one of her earliest roles as the main character's teenage sister, Neena.

Although it was made in 1995, the film was not released until 1998. The script was written in 1991. It was nominated for "Best Family Feature — Drama" and "Best Performance in a Feature Film — Leading Young Actor" at the 1999 Young Artist Awards. Shyamalan has described Wide Awake as a comedy that he hoped would also make people cry.

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During his year in the fifth grade, ten-year-old Joshua Beal (Joseph Cross) begins a personal search to find answers about life and death — a journey triggered by the passing of his beloved grandfather (Robert Loggia).

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