Finding Forrester
Finding Forrester R1 2000-front
Release Date April 24, 2001
Region 1
Distributor Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (later re-released by Mill Creak Entertainment)
No. of Discs 1
Running Time 2 hours and 16 minutes
Tech. Specifications Widescreen, 5.1 surround
Audio English, French
Subtitles English, French
Bonus Material HBO Making Of

Deleted Choir Scenes
"Found: Rob Brown" Featurette
Theatrical Trailers

Unused Content Unknown

Finding Forrester is a 2000 America Drama comedy film directed by Gus Van Sant.

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Academy Award®-winner Sean Connery (1987, The Untouchables) stars in this powerful and unforgettable drama from acclaimed director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk). With a strong cast including Academy Award®-winners F. Murray Abraham (1984, Amadeus) and Anna Paquin (1993 The Piano), the film also features rap music superstar Busta Rhymes (Shaft) and an incredible performance from talented newcomer Rob Brown.

Jamal Wallace (Brown) is a talented 16-year-old basketball player in New York City whose secret passion is writing. William Forrester (Connery) is a reclusive Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who never gave the world a second novel. After an accidental meeting, Forrester becomes Jamal's unlikely mentor, providing guidance to help develop the young man's exceptional skills. Soon, Forrester's harsh view of the world begins to change as both men learn lessons from each other about life - and the importance of friendship.

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Special Features

  • HBO Making Of
  • Deleted Choir Scenes
  • "Found: Rob Brown" Featurette
  • Filmographies

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