Finding Forrester Analysis

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Movie Review Once in lifetime someone comes in and leave the greatest impression that will truly be remembered forever. Finding Forrester, the movie was released in the year 2000, and gave its audience slice of academic literature, friendship and the struggle of one African American young man trying to prove his identity as a young writer. Finding Forrester was written by Mark Rich and directed by Gus Van Sant. Additionally, it was produced by Lauerence Mark and Sean Connery who was also one of the main characters in the movie. The main cast in the movie was Rob Brown as Jamal Wallace, Sean Connery as William Forrester, Murry Abraham as Professor Crawford, Anna Paquin as Claire Spense and Busta Rhymes as Terrell Wallace. Finding Forrester …show more content…
This movie did keep the audience engaged although it was a mild drama. Finding Forrester, the movie has a bit of a slower pace that kept consistent throughout the duration of the movie. Sean Connery with his superb talent played a very calm character while being a bit of a mystery. The movie gave a down to earth peering window into life of someone who is portrayed as famous writer. Although he was famous, Forrester had to face his demons of the pass that had crippled his social existence. He was brought back to realization that he should not be afraid to live life again through an unanticipated friendship. Teenager Jamal finds a series of good fortune after attaining high academic test scores on a state exam and gains the friendship of a man he once thought of as strange. In (2:16:05, Finding Forester) Jamal takes Forrester out for his birthday considering the fact that Forrester has not been out of his home for a number of years. This was a heartfelt piece that struck at the emotions of the audience. In addition, (1:59:18, Finding Forrester,2000)” losing family allow us to find family not always in the family that is our blood but the family that can become our blood”. This was the most riveting part of the movie. It illustrates the true definition of friendship and the way one can come into someone life and …show more content…
This prejudice does standout in the movie, with the illustration of the common way that African American are perceived as being inferior to other races. Jamal finds his own creative way of writing through the mentorship of Forrester and is exceling well academically. Professor Crawford, Jamal literature teacher discredits all of his work and does not merit his creativity. Crawford cannot fathom the notion of believing that an African American boy from the Bronx can write so eloquently. Crawford goes on to say (1:16:07, Finding Forrester)”He is just a basketball player from the

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