SummaryThe story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Blind entertainers -- United States -- Drama.
African American men -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
African American men -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Racism -- United States -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Universal City, CA :2006
Baldwin, Howard, 1942- film producer.
Baldwin, Karen, 1964- film producer.
Hackford, Taylor, 1944- screenwriter, film producer, film director.
White, James L., screenwriter.
Foxx, Jamie, actor.
Washington, Kerry, 1977- actor.
Powell, Clifton, actor.
Lennix, Harry J., actor.
Howard, Terrence, actor.
Tate, Larenz, actor.
Schiff, Richard, 1955- actor.
King, Regina, actor.
Armstrong, Craig, 1959- composer.
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004, performer.
Universal Pictures (Firm), presenter, production company.
Bristol Bay Productions (Firm), presenter, production company.
Anvil Films (United States), production company.
Baldwin Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Terrence Dashon Howard, Larenz Tate, Richard Schiff, Regina King.
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; score composer, Craig Armstrong ; original and new recordings by Ray Charles.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for depiction of drug addiction, sexuality and some thematic elements.
In English or French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: 14 deleted scenes; Ray remembered: friends and fellow musicians remember Ray Charles; feature commentary with director Taylor Hackford; cast and filmmakers.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Academy Awards (USA), 2005: Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Scott Millan, Greg Orloff, Bob Beemer, Steve Cantamessa) ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Jamie Foxx)
Golden Globes, USA, 2005: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (Jamie Foxx)
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.