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Music Review: 'Finding Forrester'

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Finding Forrester

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
136 minutes
performer:
Robert Brown, Sean Connery, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin
director:
Gus Van Sant
Producers:
Columbia Pictures, Laurence Mark Productions
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
73418
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Gus Van Sant, a notably music-minded director, draws on some of the year’s hippest source material for his Finding Forrester soundtrack. Aided by knowing producer Hal Willner, the score includes choice archival morsels from electric-era Miles Davis, an early-’70s Ornette Coleman, and, from the ’90s, Bill Frisell. With or without visuals, this makes for a mighty atmospheric cultural brew. A-

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