Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon (2000)

Last month, Charlie Gordon couldn't read. Now he's quoting Shakespeare. Can the medical miracle that changed his life help him understand the meaning of love?

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2000-02-20
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 15 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Citadel Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America, Canada
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Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character?

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    Production Mary V. Buck Casting
    Sound Mark Adler Original Music Composer
    Production Craig Zadan Executive Producer
    Editing Geoffrey Rowland Editor
    Writing John Pielmeier Teleplay
    Production Neil Meron Executive Producer
    Art Taavo Soodor Production Design
    Directing Jeff Bleckner Director
    Production David R. Ginsburg Executive Producer
    Sound Richard Cadger Dialogue Editor
    Writing Daniel Keyes Novel
    Production Susan Edelman Casting
    Camera Mike Fash Director of Photography
    Production Mark Winemaker Producer
    Art David Edgar Set Decoration
    Crew Shelley Cook Stunt Coordinator
    Directing Oliver Olsen Script Supervisor
    Camera Christopher Tammaro Camera Operator
    Sound Paul Shikata Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Linda Muir Costume Design
    Directing David McLennan First Assistant Director
    Production Kristine Scott Production Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Kathleen Graham Makeup Artist
    Lighting Ira Cohen Gaffer
    Camera Chris Faulkner Key Grip
    Costume & Make-Up Gail 'Freddie' Godden Hairstylist
    Art John Archbell Property Master
    Sound Buzz Watson Boom Operator
    Lighting Shem Ellis Best Boy Electric
    Camera Stewart Grayburn Dolly Grip
    Camera John Medland Still Photographer
    Production Vince Nyuli Location Manager