FINDING FORRESTER (USA 2000)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì

Finding Forrester shows Sean Connery’s diverse talent and unexpectedly turns into a very good watch. The film has an unusual concept that supports itself on a well-written script. Director Gus Van Sant shows his mettle and draws a great deal of entertainment out of a story that could have easily been a failure. Good watch. Don’t miss it.

Storyline

A seasoned writer befriends a promising young, African/American writer.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Gus Van Sant for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jonathan King and Dany Wolf for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: William Forrester (Sean Connery), Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown), Professor Robert Crawford (F. Murray Abraham), Claire Spence (Anna Paquin), Terrell Wallace (Busta Rhymes), Ms. Joyce (April Grace), John Coleridge (Michael Pitt), Dr. Spence (Michael Nouri), and Professor Matthews (Richard Easton).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It works especially well for an adult share and provides good after viewing discussion.

Ben Meyers

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