Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

Ray

Ray

Ray

(2004)
PG-13 Drama , Biography , Music
Alcoholism Addiction, Substance Death of Sibling Blindness Single Parenting Little People/People of Small Stature Abuse, Sex
Running time: 152 min
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 43 nominations.





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Legendary rhythm and blues singer Ray Charles' story begins by being born with sight and raised in poverty by a single, intuitive mother. He loses his vision at seven-years-old due to an infection, and eventually leaves home for a school that taught Braille. He's finally departing from Florida as a blind young man alone on a bus bound north to support himself as a singer. The time Ray spent touring the south, before his fame, was abusive, humiliating and led to his addictions.

Director : Taylor Hackford
Cast : Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King, Clifton Powell, Sharon Warren, Curtis Armstrong, Richard Schiff
Writer : Taylor Hackford (story), James L. White (story), James L. White (screenplay)
Language : English

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