The romantic drama Silver Linings Playbook garnered eight Academy Award nominations and a best actress win for co-star Jennifer Lawrence. It tells the story of Pat, played by Bradley Cooper, who tries to readjust to life after a stint in a mental institution.
Film critic Walter Metz has his own take on the screen play adapted from the Matthew Quick novel.
Silver Linings Playbook is playing in Carbondale. It is scheduled for DVD release on on April 30th.
Walter Metz is the Chair of the Department of Cinema and Photography at SIU Carbondale. He is a regular contributor to SIU Reviews.