Silver Lining Playbook looks to be one hell of a dramatic movie

I currently free ticket for a preview screening for the movie so I am really excited for. Having won the top award at The Toronto Film Festival and has a lot of Oscar buzz coming out of the gate I am really interested in seeing what the movie is like and really hope that it is as good as I hear it is. David O. Russell‘s Silver Linings Playbook stars Bradley Cooper as Pat, a bipolar man from Philadelphia who has spent the last eight months in a mental hospital. He was ordered there after a violent incident involving his wife and another man. Pat moves in with his father (Robert De Niro), a lifelong Eagles fans who has low-level OCD issues. Pat wants to get back together with his wife, even though there is a restraining order keeping him from contacting her. He soon befriends a depressed young woman who’s mourning the death of her husband by engaging in compulsive sex with almost everyone she meets; she also knows his wife and offers to deliver a letter of his to her if he acts as her partner in a local dance competition.

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