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The Soloist

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Release Date: April 24, 2009
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures (Paramount)
Director: Joe Wright
Screenwriter: Susannah Grant
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander, Lisa Gay Hamilton
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, some drug use and language)
Official Website:
Review: 7/10 rating
DVD Review: 7/10 rating
DVD: DVD | Blu-ray Disc
Movie Poster: View here
Production Stills: View here

Plot Summary: In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Oscar® winner Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. "The Soloist" is directed by Joe Wright (Golden Globe winner for Best Drama and Oscar® nominee for Best Picture "Atonement").

Trailer (9.10.08):
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TV Spot 1 (3.2.09):
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TV Spot 2 (3.2.09):
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Featurette 1 - 'Introducing The Soloist' (9.12.08):
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Featurette 2 - 'The Cast' (4.20.09):

Featurette 3 - 'Steve Lopez & Nathaniel Ayers Jr.' (4.20.09):

Featurette 4 - 'Director Joe Wright's Journey' (4.20.09):

Featurette 5 - 'Director Joe Wright's Team' (4.20.09):

Clip 1 - 'Steve Meets Nathaniel' (4.20.09):

Clip 2 - 'I Want You to Help Him' (4.20.09):

Clip 3 - 'Dinner at Awards Show' (4.20.09):

Clip 4 - 'Cello Arrives' (4.20.09):
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