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.

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Viooz Score: 7.2/10 from 713 votes
Release Date: 2000-12-21
Status: Released
Run time: 136 min / 2:16
Production Studio : Laurence Mark Productions, Finding Forrester Productions, Fountainbridge Films, Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures
Production Country: United States of America

Finding Forrester Casts

Sean Connery
as William Forrester
Rob Brown
as Jamal Wallace
F. Murray Abraham
as Prof. Robert Crawford
Anna Paquin
as Claire Spence
Busta Rhymes
as Terrell Wallace
April Grace
as Ms. Joyce
Michael Pitt
as John Coleridge
Michael Nouri
as Dr. Spence
Matt Damon
as Steven Sanderson
Richard Easton
as Prof. Matthews
Glenn Fitzgerald
as Massie, Forrester's Delivery Man
Lil' Zane
as Damon
Gus Van Sant
as Library Assistant (uncredited)
Jim Titus
as Student

Finding Forrester Crew

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