Finding Forrester (2001)

Finding Forrester
Tagline: In an ordinary place, he found the one person to make his life extraordinary.
Category: Drama
Director: Gus Van Sant
Cast: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin, Michael Pitt , Michael Nouri, Richard Easton , Glenn Fitzgerald, Lil’ Zane, Stephanie Berry, Fly Williams , Damany Mathis, Damien Lee

plot summary

Because of scoring exceptionaly high on a state wide standardized exam and being an exceptionally good basketball player Jamal Wallace is sent to a prestigious prep school in Manhattan. He soon befriends the reclusive writer, William Forrester. The friendship leads to William to overcome his reclusivness and for Jamal to overcome the racial prejudices and pursue his true dream – writing.

cast list

Sean Connery William Forrester
Rob Brown Jamal Wallace
F. Murray Abraham Professor Robert Crawford
Anna Paquin Claire Spence
Michael Pitt Coleridge
Michael Nouri Dr. Spence
Richard Easton Matthews
Glenn Fitzgerald Massie
Lil’ Zane Damon
Stephanie Berry Janice
Fly Williams Fly
Damany Mathis Kenzo
Damien Lee Clay