depiction of drug addiction, sexuality, and some thematic elements PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED
Plot: What's the story about?
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern musical circuit, the soulful singer gained a reputation and then exploded with worldwide fame when he pioneered incorporating gospel, country, jazz and orchestral influences into his inimitable style. As he revolutionized the way people appreciated music, he simultaneously fought segregation in the very clubs that launched him and championed artists' rights within the corporate music business. "Ray" provides an unflinching portrait of Charles' musical genius as he overcomes drug addiction while transforming into one of this country's most beloved performers.
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Who stars in Ray: Cast List
"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "Soul"
"The School For Good and Evil" , "The Prom"
"A Weekend with the Family" , "35 and Ticking"
"Man of Steel" , "Emperor"
"Four Brothers" , "Idlewild"
"Biker Boyz" , "A Man Apart"
Who's making Ray: Crew List
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Production: What we know about Ray?
- December 1969: The film was in Completed status.
Ray Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, February 1, 2005
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