- Original title
- Running time
- 136 min.
- United States
Gus Van Sant
F. Murray Abraham,
Columbia Pictures / Fountainbridge Films. Producer: Sean Connery
Drama | Friendship. Education. Literature
- Synopsis / Plot
- Finding Forrester is a drama about a unique relationship between William Forrester, an eccentric, reclusive novelist, and Jamal Wallace, a young, black, amazingly gifted scholar-athlete. After the novelist discovers that the young athlete is also an excellent writer and secretly takes him on as his protñ, they develop an unlikely friendship. As they learn more about each other, they learn more about themselves, and ultimately, with the help of his new mentor, the basketball star must choose the right path between following his writing dreams or his hoop dreams.
: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
2000: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Most Promising Actor (Rob Brown)
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