Subject
Charles, Ray
Title
Ray
Director
Taylor Hackford
Author of screenplay
James L. White
Actor
Jamie Foxx
Language
English
Publisher
Universal, 2007 | Other editions
2 dvd-video's
Recording date
2004
Playing time
ca. 146 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Hongaars Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels voor slechthorenden, Deens, Fins, Hebreeuws, Hongaars, IJslands, Noors, Zweeds
EAN
5050582498974

Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Taylor Hackford

Taylor Edwin Hackford (born December 31, 1944) is an American film director and former president of the Directors Guild of America. He won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for Teenage Father (1979). Hackford went on to direct a number of highly regarded feature films, most notably An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) and Ray (2004), the latter of which saw him nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Early life

Hackford was born in Santa Barbara, California, the son of Mary (née Taylor), a waitress, and Joseph Hackford. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1968, where he was a pre-law major focusing on international relations and economics. After graduating, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia, where he started using Super 8 film in his spare time. The camera was purchased for him by fellow Peace Corps volunteer…Read more on Wikipedia