Flowers For Algernon

Flowers For Algernon

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Director: Jeff Bleckner

Cast: Jeff Bleckner, Matthew Modine, Kelli Williams, Ron Rifkin

     
 
Matthew Modine stars in this adaptation of the classic novel by Daniel Keyes. In the film, Modine plays Charlie Gordon, a gentle, simple man with an IQ of 68 who is the subject of an intelligence-enhancing experiment. This lowly janitor, who was the butt of many of his co-workers' jokes, is soon alienating his friends by quoting Shakespeare and reading Aramaic.

Overview

Matthew Modine stars in this adaptation of the classic novel by Daniel Keyes. In the film, Modine plays Charlie Gordon, a gentle, simple man with an IQ of 68 who is the subject of an intelligence-enhancing experiment. This lowly janitor, who was the butt of many of his co-workers' jokes, is soon alienating his friends by quoting Shakespeare and reading Aramaic. Unfortunately, his heightened intelligence proves to be temporary and he soon slides back into being unintelligent.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/2008
UPC:
0096009711290
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Echo Bridge
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:31:00
Sales rank:
10,325

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matthew Modine Charlie Gordon
Kelli Williams Alice
Ron Rifkin Dr. Jonah Strauss
Bonnie Bedelia Rose
Richard Chevolleau Burt
Jeff Pustil Gimpy
Ken James Mr.Donner
Richard Fitzpatrick Frank
Cliff Saunders Actor

Technical Credits
Jeff Bleckner Director,Co-producer
Mark Adler Score Composer
Mary V. Buck Casting
Susan Edelman Casting
Mike Fash Cinematographer
David R. Ginsburg Executive Producer
Neil Meron Executive Producer
John Pielmeier Screenwriter
Geoffrey Rowland Editor
Taavo Sooder Production Designer
Mark Winemaker Producer
Craig Zadan Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Flowers for Algernon
1. A Charlie Gordon [6:11]
2. One Smart Mouse [7:23]
3. Job For Life [5:36]
4. Mix Master [5:25]
5. The Gift [5:23]
6. Alice [7:48]
7. The Old Charlie [5:01]
8. Head and Heart [2:51]
9. Nature's Mistakes [7:46]
10. Coming Back [5:32]
11. Only a Mouse [7:19]
12. Reunion [7:31]
13. Never Too Late [6:24]
14. The Locket [3:42]
15. Home Sweet Home [7:20]

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Flowers For Algernon 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Denise11964 More than 1 year ago
Of course it wasn't as good as the book but it wasn't horrible even though they left so much of Charlie's history out of it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago