Movie was released on 2000-12-21, the IMDB rating is 7,3 (upd: 08-04-2020) and lasts 136 min. Directed by Gus Van Sant.Overview
Gus Van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help from his new mentor Jamal receives a scholarship to a private school.