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The Resource Finding Forrester, Columbia Pictures ; Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark, Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson ; directed by Gus Van Sant ; written by Mike Rich

Finding Forrester, Columbia Pictures ; Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark, Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson ; directed by Gus Van Sant ; written by Mike Rich

Label
Finding Forrester
Title
Finding Forrester
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark, Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson ; directed by Gus Van Sant ; written by Mike Rich
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Jamal Wallace is a talented 16-year-old basketball player in New York City whose passion is writing. William Forrester (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. Soon, Forrester's harsh view of the world begins to change as both men learn lessons about life from each other
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; film editor, Valdis Oskarsdottir ; production design, Jane Musky
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • English and French language tracks with English and French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin, Busta Rhymes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van Sant, Gus
  • Connery, Sean
  • Brown, Rob
  • Abraham, F. Murray
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
136
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  • Authors
  • Novelists, American
  • Mentoring of authors
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Finding Forrester, Columbia Pictures ; Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark, Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson ; directed by Gus Van Sant ; written by Mike Rich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: HBO making-of- "Finding Forrester," found: Rob Brown featurette, deleted choir scenes, theatrical trailers, talent files, interactive menus, production notes, scene selections
  • Widescreen
  • Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English or French
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396059894
  • 683904534071
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05989
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46804462
  • 3303588
System details
Digital video disc (DVD) ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Finding Forrester, Columbia Pictures ; Fountainbridge Films ; produced by Laurence Mark, Sean Connery and Rhonda Tollefson ; directed by Gus Van Sant ; written by Mike Rich
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: HBO making-of- "Finding Forrester," found: Rob Brown featurette, deleted choir scenes, theatrical trailers, talent files, interactive menus, production notes, scene selections
  • Widescreen
  • Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English or French
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396059894
  • 683904534071
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
05989
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46804462
  • 3303588
System details
Digital video disc (DVD) ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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