Jamie Foxx's Academy Award-winning title role performance and the timeless tunes of Ray Charles drive Taylor Hackford's acclaimed biodrama. Overcoming family tragedy and blindness due to glaucoma at the age of seven, singer/pianist Charles blends gospel, R&B, and other genres to create his unique brand of soul music, but drug abuse and womanizing threaten to derail his career and his life. Kerry Washington, Regina King, Harry Lennix also star. 153 min. DVD includes both the theatrical version and an extended version with 14 deleted scenes. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; musical performances; theatrical trailer.