Rent Finding Forrester (2000)

3.7 of 5 from 64 ratings
2h 11min
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Synopsis:
Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown) is a talented 16-year-old basketball player in New York City whose secret passion is writing. William Forrester (Sean 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 mans 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.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Sean Connery, Laurence Mark, Rhonda Tollefson
Voiced By:
Chris M. Allport
Writers:
Mike Rich
Studio:
Sony
Genres:
Drama, Sports & Sport Films
Awards:

2001 Berlinale Guild Film Prize

BBFC:
Release Date:
06/03/2006
Run Time:
131 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • HBO 'Making of' Featurette
  • Found: Rob Brown Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Filmographies
  • Trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
27/02/2017
Run Time:
136 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • HBO Making-Of: Finding Forrester
  • Found: Rob Brown Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

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Reviews (1) of Finding Forrester

Reclusive writer mentors young guy. Again. - Finding Forrester review by AS

Spoiler Alert
26/08/2017

Nothing new here; all a bit of a cliché. Repetitive and overlong. Nevertheless, an entertaining movie with a good performance from Sean Connery and an excellent one from Rob Brown.

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