Flowers for Algernon (film)
Flowers for Algernon is a 2000 American-Canadian television film written by John Pielmeier, directed by Jeff Bleckner and starring Matthew Modine. It is the second screen adaptation of Daniel Keyes' novel of the same name following the 1968 film Charly.
|Flowers for Algernon|
|Based on||Flowers for Algernon|
by Daniel Keyes
|Screenplay by||John Pielmeier|
|Directed by||Jeff Bleckner|
|Theme music composer||Mark Adler|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||91 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Alliance Atlantis Communications|
|Original release||February 20, 2000|
- Matthew Modine as Charlie Gordon
- Kelli Williams as Alice Kinnian
- Ron Rifkin as Dr. Jonah Strauss
- Bonnie Bedelia as Rose
- Richard Chevolleau as Burt
- Jeff Pustil as Gimpy
- Ken James as Mr. Donner
- Richard Fitzpatrick as Frank
- Cameron Bowen as Young Charlie
- Gloria Slade as Faye
- Cliff Saunders as Mike
- Kathryn Kirkpatrick as Bernice
The film was shot in Toronto.
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- Shales, Tom (20 February 2000). "'Algernon': Of Mouse And Man". The Washington Post. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
- Zahed, Ramin (17 February 2000). "Flowers for Algernon". Variety. Retrieved 1 July 2018.