October 29, 2004
Genre(s): Drama, Music
Based on the true life story of legendary rhythm and blues singer Ray Charles, Ray begins by showing the humble beginnings from which the musician game. Born into a poor family in Florida, Ray went blind at the age of seven. Despite his handicap, his mother pushed him hard to use his enormous talents and hone his skill as a musician. He used his musical ability to become one of the most popular artists of his day, though the fast-paced lifestyle that came with his fame also came with some serious consequences for him.