After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girlwith problems of her own.
Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Pat Solatano has lost everything – his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat’s parents want is for him to get back on his feet – and to share their family’s obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he’ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
The Movie facts: The movie Silver Linings Playbook surprised everyone and took home the 2012 Toronto Film Festival Audience Award, cementing is as ‘the’ front runner for 2013 Oscar nominations in virtually every major category.For a FANTASTIC diary of past and present Toronto Film Festival Audience Award winners – since 1978 – and a great story about the 2012 TIFF Audience Award winner, Silver Linings Playbook – !
Will Bradley Cooper actually receive a Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role in The Silver Linings Playbook? Well, most likely. Do stay tuned.
UPDATE: Silver Linings Playbook, the most overrated movie of 2013, according to Wild About Movies, went on to earn 8 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Best Supporting Actor (Robert DeNiro), Best Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver) and Best Adapted Screenplay – and won one… Best Actress.