Sean Connery is William Forrester, an author unseen in public since penning an acclaimed first novel, who discovers his Bronx apartment has been broken into on a dare by prep school prodigy Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown). Jamal agrees to keep the writer's whereabouts secret if Forrester helps him develop his writing skills, resulting in an unlikely friendship that changes both men's lives in this moving drama. F. Murray Abraham and Anna Paquin also star; directed by Gus Van Zant. 136 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.