History Film / FindingForrester

2nd Jul '16 1:45:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* OneBookAuthor: William [[spoiler:though he leaves the completed draft of another book for Jamal to include a foreword]].

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* OneBookAuthor: In-universe. William [[spoiler:though he leaves the completed draft of another book for Jamal to include a foreword]].
2nd Jul '16 1:45:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:MentorOccupationalHazard]]

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* [[spoiler:MentorOccupationalHazard]]%%* MentorOccupationalHazard



* [[spoiler:SecretlyDying]]: Revealed at the end of the movie that William [[spoiler:had been diagnosed with terminal cancer]] several years before meeting Jamal, which explains a lot of their earlier interaction.

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* [[spoiler:SecretlyDying]]: SecretlyDying: Revealed at the end of the movie that William [[spoiler:had been diagnosed with terminal cancer]] several years before meeting Jamal, which explains a lot of their earlier interaction.
2nd Jul '16 1:45:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: William is this to Jamal.
14th Apr '16 9:51:07 AM Prfnoff
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'''''Finding Forrester''''' is a movie from 2000 about a boy from a poor neighborhood in the Bronx with talents for writing and basketball. When his high test scores and athletic skills get him a scholarship to a prestigious prep school, he meets a famously reclusive author who helps lead him to success. The film is starred by Rob Brown as Jamal, Creator/SeanConnery as the titular Forrester William Forrester. The cast is completed by Creator/AnnaPaquin, FMurrayAbraham and Music/BustaRhymes

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'''''Finding Forrester''''' ''Finding Forrester'' is a movie from 2000 about a boy from a poor neighborhood in the Bronx with talents for writing and basketball. When his high test scores and athletic skills get him a scholarship to a prestigious prep school, he meets a famously reclusive author who helps lead him to success. The film is starred by Rob Brown as Jamal, Creator/SeanConnery as the titular Forrester William Forrester. The cast is completed by Creator/AnnaPaquin, FMurrayAbraham Creator/FMurrayAbraham and Music/BustaRhymes
Music/BustaRhymes.
20th Nov '15 7:25:14 AM lipranzer
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* MeaningfulEcho: "That's not exactly a soup question, is it?"
25th Oct '15 6:23:43 PM nombretomado
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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/{{Gerry}} a string]] [[Film/{{Elephant}} of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with Film/{{Milk}}.

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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' ''Film/{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/{{Gerry}} a string]] [[Film/{{Elephant}} of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with Film/{{Milk}}.
14th Oct '15 10:42:10 AM FF32
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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/{{Gerry}} a string]] [[Film/{{Elephant}} of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with [[Film/{{Milk}}]].

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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/{{Gerry}} a string]] [[Film/{{Elephant}} of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with [[Film/{{Milk}}]].
Film/{{Milk}}.
14th Oct '15 10:41:58 AM FF32
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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/Gerry a string]] [[Film/Elephant of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with [[Film/Milk]].

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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood filmmaking, doing [[Film/Gerry [[Film/{{Gerry}} a string]] [[Film/Elephant [[Film/{{Elephant}} of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with [[Film/Milk]].
[[Film/{{Milk}}]].
9th Sep '15 10:58:04 AM Volvagia423
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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and his last mainstream Hollywood film.

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It was {{Gus Van Sant}}'s more proper follow-up to ''Film/GoodWillHunting'' (after his poorly-regarded ''{{Psycho|1998}}'' remake) and his last it's perceived failure led to an eight year sabbatical from mainstream Hollywood film.
filmmaking, doing [[Film/Gerry a string]] [[Film/Elephant of minimalist]] [[Film/LastDays movies where]] [[Film/ParanoidPark he had a hand in the writing]], before coming back with [[Film/Milk]].
12th Nov '14 7:48:17 PM Darthman616
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* SpiritualSuccessor: Often said to be so to Gus Van Sant's own ''Film/GoodWillHunting''.
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