Reunited with "17 Again" director Burr Steers, Zac Efron has a dramatic showcase in this emotional adaptation of Ben Sherwood's novel. Destined for a bright future that includes a scholarship, Charlie changes his path after a car accident results in personal tragedy.
The pain is reinforced by visions of his younger brother ( Charlie Tahan), the accident's victim, but new hope presents itself in the form of an ex-classmate ( Amanda Crew). Kim Basinger and Ray Liotta also star. DVD extras: three "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by Steers; deleted scenes. *** (PG-13: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray)
Buy 'Charlie St. Cloud' on DVD.
'Charlie St. Cloud'
Zac Effron (Universal Pictures)
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