Release Date: December 19th, 2000
DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2001
PG-13|2 hr 13 min
A unique relationship develops between an eccentric, reclusive novelist and a young, amazingly gifted scholar-athlete. After the novelist discovers that the young athlete is also an excellent writer and secretly takes him on as his protégé, they develop an unlikely friendship. As they learn more about each other, they learn more about themselves, and ultimately, with the help of his new mentor, the basketball star must choose the right path.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Laurence Mark Productions, Fountainbridge Films
Distributors: Columbia Pictures