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Flowers for Algernon (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  20 February 2000 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Richard Chevolleau
Jeff Pustil
Ken James
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Dr. Jonah Strauss
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Ronit Cohen ...
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Philip Kowalik ...
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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? Written by Michelle Pickrell <countrymuzluvr@yahoo.com>

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Simple soul experiences life as a learned man. For a moment.
27 March 2000 | by (America) – See all my reviews

This story, from Daniel Keyes wonderful novel, brings to the screen a brilliant performance by one of our finest actors, Matthew Modine. With subtle, simple strokes, Modine paints the painful journey of Clarlie Gordon from simple, kind, loving soul, to angry, confused genius. Not a simple journey for an actor to make in a two hour movie of the week. Modine is the reason to watch but you can also enjoy the very sweet performance of Kellie Williams and the always strong Ron


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