Finding Forrester

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Finding Forrester

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Finding Forrester

Release Date: December 21, 2000

Year    :   2000
Slogan    :   «In an ordinary place, he found the one person to make his life extraordinary.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Laurence Mark Productions, Finding Forrester Productions, Fountainbridge Films
Director    :   Gus Van Sant
Producers    :   Francine Maisler, Sean Connery, Jonathan King, Laurence Mark, Rhonda Tollefson, Dany Wolf, Bernard Telsey, David Vaccari
Writers    :   Mike Rich
RunTime    :   136 mins.
Budget    :   43000000
Revenue    :   80049764

Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.

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