Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester (2000)

In an ordinary place, he found the one person to make his life extraordinary.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2000-12-21
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 753 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 16min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Laurence Mark Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.

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    Production Sean Connery Producer
    Editing Valdís Óskarsdóttir Editor
    Directing Gus Van Sant Director
    Sound Bill Brown Music
    Writing Mike Rich Screenplay
    Production Jonathan King Producer
    Production Laurence Mark Producer
    Production Rhonda Tollefson Producer
    Production Dany Wolf Producer
    Camera Harris Savides Director of Photography
    Sound Kelley Baker Supervising Sound Editor