Release Date: October 29th, 2004
DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2005
PG-13|2 hr 33 min
Legendary soul musician Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. Young Ray watches his 7-year-old brother drown at age seven. When he loses his sight at the age of 9, his hardworking mother (Sharon Warren) urges him not to feel sorry for himself. He rises through the ranks of the Seattle jazz scene, struggling with drug addiction and infidelity while on the road. Supported by his wife (Kerry Washington), Ray Charles redefines soul music and inspires a generation.
Director: Taylor Hackford
Production Co: Crusader Entertainment LLC, Unchain My Heart Louisiana
Distributors: Universal Pictures