Charly Movie Review 1968

Information and Film Reviews for Charly the Movie

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A retarded man becomes intelligent after brain surgery, then romances a kindly caseworker before slipping back into retardation. Moving account is well served by leads Robertson and Bloom. Adapted from the Daniel Keyes novel "Flowers for Algernon."

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 103 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Sci Fi, Savants, Technology--Rampant, Tragedy, Late Bloomin' Love, Mental Retardation
Screenplay
Stirling Silliphant
Cast
Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala, Leon Janney, Dick Van Patten, William Dwyer
Director
Ralph Nelson
Producer
Robertson Associates, Selmur

Awards

Oscars 1968: Actor (Robertson); Golden Globes 1969: Screenplay; Natl. Bd. of Review 1968: Actor (Robertson).

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