The Soloist

When The Soloist was originally intended to be a 2008 Oscar hopeful, the initial advertising campaign made it look like a cross between Shine and A Beautiful Mind. And the setup certainly smacks of Oscar bait: Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), recovering from an especially nasty bike accident, meets the homeless Nathaniel Anthony...read more

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The Soloist
00:58 — Based on a true story: a Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless man who happens to be a Julliard trained musician.
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02:31 — A reporter befriends a mentally ill and homeless man once a student at Juilliard but now playing music on the streets of Los Angeles.
The Soloist
01:15 — Based on a true story: a Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless man who happens to be a Julliard trained musician.
The Soloist
00:38 — Based on a true story: a Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless man who happens to be a Julliard trained musician.

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A former violin prodigy has bouts with schizophrenia that land him on the streets after two years of schooling at Juilliard and finds an ally in a disenchanted journalist dealing with a recent divorce.

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: When The Soloist was originally intended to be a 2008 Oscar hopeful, the initial advertising campaign made it look like a cross between Shine and A Beautiful Mind. And the setup certainly smacks of Oscar bait: Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez (Rober… (more)

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