Finding Forrester (2000)

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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 74% / Audience 79%

7/10

Rated PG-13 2 hr 16 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Gus Van Sant
CAST
Sean Connery  •  Rob Brown  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Anna Paquin

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Sean Connery William Forrester
Rob Brown Jamal Wallace
F. Murray Abraham Prof. Robert Crawford
Anna Paquin Claire Spence
Busta Rhymes Terrell Wallace
April Grace Ms. Joyce
Michael Pitt John Coleridge
Michael Nouri Dr. Spence
Matt Damon Steven Sanderson
Richard Easton Prof. Matthews
Glenn Fitzgerald Massie, Forrester's Delivery Man
Lil' Zane Damon