2. William Forrester the greatest writer who became sequestered until he met an amazing writer Jamal from Bronx. Discovering Jamal’s exceptional writings makes Forrester realise that he should pursue his goal, writing.
A rewarding exploration of the knotty and often contentious relationship between teacher and protege. Its chief pleasure is the master class in the art of acting delivered by Sean Connery.
September 24, 2010
Lost in "Forrester's" dismissal is appreciation for its relatively piss-and-vinegar approach to the act of creating fiction. Jazzy, classicist and a bit meta, the film's unexpectedly urbane quirks resemble Jonathan Demme films at their mainstream best.