Charly (1968)

Charly's Frustration

As he reads aloud from a children’s book, Charly’s (Cliff Robertson) loneliness and frustration become apparent.

Directed by Ralph Nelson.

Released in 1968 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Mentally Challenged
  • action: Read
  • action: Yell
  • action: Stare
  • editors-choice: Male Performances
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • primary-genre: Romance
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Tearjerkers
  • secondary-genre: Romantic Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Medical Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Classic Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on the Book
  • mood: Emotional
  • prop: Book
  • setting: Apartment
  • theme: Loneliness
  • theme: Despair
  • actor: Cliff Robertson
  • director: Ralph Nelson
  • producer: Selig J. Seligman
  • cinematographer: Arthur J. Ornitz
  • composer: Ravi Shankar
  • editor: Fredric Steinkamp
  • costume-designer: Hazel Roy
  • production-designer: John DeCuir
  • role-name: Charly Gordon
  • screenwriter: Stirling Silliphant
  • year: 1968
  • studio: MGM