Finding Forrester

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2000
  • Running time: 136 min
From director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting) comes Finding Forrester, the acclaimed and heart-warming film about the unique relationship between an eccentric reclusive novelist, William Forrester (Academy Award winner Sean Connery, The Untouchables,... read more
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From director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting) comes Finding Forrester, the acclaimed and heart-warming film about the unique relationship between an eccentric reclusive novelist, William Forrester (Academy Award winner Sean Connery, The Untouchables, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade) and a gifted athlete, Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown, Coach Carter, Treme) who has writing aspirations of his own.As their friendship develops, Forrester takes the young man on as his protégé, giving Jamal a fantastic opportunity to learn all he can from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. But he’s not the only person who has something to learn from the experience…With a star studded cast, including Academy Award winners F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus, All The Presidents Men, The Grand Budapest Hotel) and Anna Paquin (The Piano, True Blood) as well as Michael Pitt (TV’s Boardwalk Empire and Hannibal) and Busta Rhymes, Finding Forrester is a wonderfully life-affirming film, Eureka Entertainment presents the film for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a special Dual-Format edition.

Original Release

12/20/2000

US Release

12/20/2000

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Cast

Sean Connery William Forrester / Forrester
Rob Brown Jamal Wallace / Jamal
F. Murray Abraham Prof. Robert Crawford / Crawford
Anna Paquin Claire Spence / Claire
Busta Rhymes Terrell Wallace / Terrell
April Grace Ms. Joyce
Michael Pitt John Coleridge / Coleridge
Michael Nouri Dr. Spence
Matt Damon Steven Sanderson / Sanderson
Richard Easton Prof. Matthews / Matthews
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Directors

Gus Van Sant

Writers

Mike Rich

Cast

Sean Connery William Forrester / Forrester
Rob Brown Jamal Wallace / Jamal
F. Murray Abraham Prof. Robert Crawford / Crawford
Anna Paquin Claire Spence / Claire
Busta Rhymes Terrell Wallace / Terrell
April Grace Ms. Joyce
Michael Pitt John Coleridge / Coleridge
Michael Nouri Dr. Spence
Matt Damon Steven Sanderson / Sanderson
Richard Easton Prof. Matthews / Matthews
Glenn Fitzgerald Massie, Forrester's Delivery Man / Massie
Lil' Zane Damon
Gus Van Sant Library Assistant
Matt Malloy Bradley
Chris M. Allport John Coleridge
Brett Barsky Student
Alexander Conti Little Boy
Joe Crosson Student
Craig Loydgren Planetarium Patron
Randi Rosenholtz Student

Producers

Dany Wolf Executive Producer
Jonathan King Executive Producer
Sean Connery Producer
Laurence Mark Producer
Rhonda Tollefson Producer
Dany Wolf Producer
Jonathan King Producer

Editors

Valdís Óskarsdóttir

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