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Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester(2000)

Also Known As: la rencontre de Forrester, A |

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Brief Synopsis

William Forrester, once a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, now spends his days as a unkempt recluse who sits in his window spying on boys playing basketball in the schoolyard below. One of those boys, Jamal Wallace, is an exceptional athlete whose ticket out of the projects is only partially due to

Cast & Crew

Gus Van Sant Director
Sean Connery William Forrester
Rob Brown Jamal Wallace
F. Murray Abraham Professor Robert Crawford
Anna Paquin Claire Spence
Busta Rhymes Terrell
April Grace Ms Joyce
Michael Pitt Coleridge
Michael Nouri Doctor Spence
Richard Easton Matthews

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  2000 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Sony Pictures Releasing
Sound:  Production Co:  Fountainbridge Films .....Production Company, Laurence Mark Productions .....Production Company, Government Of Ontario .....Production Company, Ontario Production Services Tax Credit .....Production Company, Nyc Casting .....Production Company, Premier Caterers .....Production Company, Hammond Steven R .....Production Company, By David's .....Production Company, Starcraft .....Production Company, Sound One .....Production Company, The Saul Zaentz Film Center .....Production Company, Core Digital Pictures .....Production Company, Illusion Arts, Inc. .....Production Company, Howard Anderson Company .....Production Company, The Effects House .....Production Company, Executive Cutting Services .....Production Company, Major League Properties Inc .....Production Company, CNN .....Production Company, New York Public Library .....Production Company, Madison Square Garden Productions .....Production Company, New York Nicks .....Production Company, New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting .....Production Company, New York City Transit Authority .....Production Company, James Grauerholz/William S Burroughs Communications .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Technicolor .....Production Company, Eastman Kodak .....Production Company, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. .....Production Company, Columbia Music Soundtrax .....Production Company, Legacy Soundtrax .....Production Company, Sony Music Soundtrax .....Production Company, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Sony Music .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Skifan Hf .....Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista International .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Cts .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Columbia Pictures .....Studio, Sony Pictures Releasing .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Releasing International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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  • Intellectual gymnastics

    Larry 2012-06-15

    A really fine movie about learning, knowledge and how we learn. Should be shown more often. MORE>

  • Finding Forrester

    Jerry 2010-03-12

    What a powerful story!! The performance by each actor was certainly 5-star. Obviously, VERY well done! MORE>

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    Linda 2008-03-03

    Sean Connery is amazing to watch on film. "Finding Forrester" is believable, interesting, and an unforgettable story. The soundtrack is... MORE>