Flowers for Algernon

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?

Flowers for Algernon (2000)


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?

Director: Jeff Bleckner

Release Date: 2000-02-20
Status: Released
Run time: 120 min / 2:0
Production Companies : Citadel Entertainment, Alliance Atlantis Communications, Storyline Entertainment
Production Countries: United States of America, Canada



Matthew Modine
Charlie Gordon
Kelli Williams
Alice Kinian
Ron Rifkin
Dr. Jonah Strauss
Bonnie Bedelia
Gloria Slade
Cliff Saunders
Kathryn Kirkpatrick
David McFarlane
Ronit Cohen
Carson Durven
Hayley Lochner
Cameron Bowen
Young Charlie
Andrew Dinner
First Teen
Liam Titcomb
Second Teen
Ron Kennell
Bakery Worker
Vince Guerriero
Vince Guerriero
Moe Kelso
Female Neighbor
Billy Khoury
Male Neighbor


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

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