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Title: Good Will Hunting

Date: 1997
Type: Drama
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Gus Van Sant

Matt Damon is a young man, who after several violent episodes is sentenced to prison, but he is discovered to have a unique mathematical gift. To stay out of prison he has to work with a maths professor and a psychiatrist. After several failed attempts with other psychiatrists he starts to work with Robin Williams. This is a voyage of discovery for both of them as Matt Damon tries to come to terms with his gift and his past history, whilst trying to have a relationship with Minnie Driver. Robin Williams gives a flat but effective performance, but the highlight of the film is Minnie Driver giving one of her best performances.


Robin Williams
Matt DamonMatt Damon
Minnie DriverMinnie Driver


Won - Best Supporting Actor - Robin Williams
Nomination - Best Actor - Matt Damon
Nomination - Best Supporting Actress - Minnie Driver
Nomination - Best Film

Good Will Hunting