W.A.T.C.H. Award-winning director, Gloria DuGan (Wit, Doubt, Blood Brothers), returns to direct this heart-warming, beautiful story.
Charlie Gordon is a grown man with the mind of child. But when he is chosen for an experimental surgery to dramatically increase his IQ, Charlie’s life is changed forever. Slowly he begins to develop an exceptional new capacity for thoughts and emotions, making his life both beautiful and painful. However, when he discovers that his newfound intelligence may be temporary, Charlie begins to understand why ignorance might actually be bliss.
Based on the short story by Daniel Keyes, Adapted by David Rogers. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing