Finding Forrester


Finding Forrester

Overview:

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.

Votes 300 (7/10)

Runtime: 136 minutes

Release Date 2000-12-21

Budget: $43,000,000.00

Revenue: $80,049,764.00

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

Production company:

  • Fountainbridge Films
  • Laurence Mark Productions
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Finding Forrester Productions

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Drama

Trailer

Further Information

William Forrester
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Jamal Wallace
Rob Brown
Rob Brown
Prof. Robert Crawford
F. Murray Abraham
F. Murray Abraham
Claire Spence
Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
Terrell Wallace
Busta Rhymes
Busta Rhymes
Ms. Joyce
April Grace
April Grace
John Coleridge
Michael Pitt
Michael Pitt
Dr. Spence
Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri
Steven Sanderson
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Prof. Matthews
Richard Easton
Richard Easton
Massie, Forrester's Delivery Man
Glenn Fitzgerald
Glenn Fitzgerald
Damon
Lil' Zane
Lil' Zane
Library Assistant (uncredited)
Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
Director
Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
Screenplay
Mike Rich
Mike Rich
Producer
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Producer
Jonathan King
Jonathan King
Producer
Laurence Mark
Laurence Mark
Producer
Rhonda Tollefson
Rhonda Tollefson
Producer
Dany Wolf
Dany Wolf
Music
Bill Brown
Bill Brown
Director of Photography
Harris Savides
Harris Savides
Editor
Valdís Óskarsdóttir
Valdís Óskarsdóttir
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