Independent Movie Night
Wednesday May 15, 2013
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Feature : “Silver Linings Playbook”
An American romantic comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker
Based on the bestselling book by Matthew Quick, the riotous and poignant story of how a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, reconnects with himself and creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.
Silver Linings Playbook premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8, 2012, and was released in the United States on November 16, 2012. The film opened to major critical success and earned numerous accolades. It received 8 Academy Award nominations, achieving the rare feat of being nominated in all 4 acting categories, the first time since Reds in 1981, and also being nominated for the Big Five, the first time since Million Dollar Baby in 2004, with Jennifer Lawrence winning the Academy Award for Best Actress. It also achieved 4 Golden Globe Award nominations, with Lawrence winning Best Actress; 3 BAFTA nominations, with Russell winning for Best Adapted Screenplay; 4 Screen Actors Guild nominations, with Lawrence winning Best Actress; and 5 Independent Spirit Award nominations, winning in 4 categories including Best Film and Best Actress for Lawrence. The film was a sleeper hit at the box office, grossing over $222 million worldwide, more than ten times its budget. Rated R (117 minutes)
Location: Whiton Room
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