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Silver Linings Playbook (8-Sep-2012)

Director: David O. Russell

Writer: David O. Russell

From novel by: Matthew Quick

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

After being released from a mental health facility for treatment for bipolar disorder, Pat Solitano, Jr. returns home to try to fall back in the good graces of his ex-wife and family.

Themes of reconciliation and rebirth rule the day in this vehicle for Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, which centers on Philadelphia local Pat Solitano, Jr.'s attempts to rekindle a lost love with his ex-wife, Nikki -- who obtained a restraining order against him -- and a bond with his family, who seem to be slowly falling apart amidst financial difficulties. Won an Academy Award for Best Actress; nominated for seven others, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bradley Cooper
5-Jan-1975   Will Tippin on Alias
Robert De Niro
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Jennifer Lawrence
15-Aug-1990   The Hunger Games
Dash Mihok
24-May-1974   Lynn McKennan on Felicity
Julia Stiles
28-Mar-1981   10 Things I Hate About You
Chris Tucker
31-Aug-1972   Rush Hour
Jacki Weaver
25-May-1947   Silver Linings Playbook


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