Finding Forrester (2000)

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.

  • Gus Van Sant
  • Svetlana Baskova
  • John Ford
  • Miklós Jancsó
  • Mike Rich
  • Frank S. Nugent
  • Laurence Stallings
metacritic icon 8.6/10
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
  • Release Date: 2000-12-21
  • Views: 243
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 136
  • Budget: $43,000,000
  • Revenue: $80,049,764
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Anna Paquin

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William Forrester

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Jamal Wallace

F. Murray Abraham

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April Grace

Ms. Joyce

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John Coleridge

Michael Nouri

Dr. Spence

Richard Easton

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Glenn Fitzgerald

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Pedro 'Pete' Roca Fuerte

Harry Carey, Jr.

William Kearney ('The Abilene Kid')

Ward Bond

Perley 'Buck' Sweet

Mae Marsh

Mrs. Perley Sweet

Mildred Natwick

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Jane Darwell

Miss Florie

Hank Worden

Deputy Curly

Ben Johnson

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Dorothy Ford

Ruby Latham

Charles Halton

Oliver Latham

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