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The Soloist


Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander View All


Susannah Grant (Screenplay), Joe Wright (Director) View All

Release: Apr. 24th, 2009
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
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I truly believed throughout the film that Foxx was Nathaniel, in which brings me to the conclusion that much like Downey Jr he made the character he was placed in the role of his own.
Downey plays a character similar to what has become typical of him in last few movies, confident, in your face professional type who is willing to go the extra mile to do the job or get the story, every bit as good as Foxx in my opinion.
Lopez finds himself drawn to the man, not to mention deciding that his story would make great material for his paper, but struggles to connect with the man, whose obvious mental health issues make it very difficult for Lopez to help the man, despite the fact that the series of articles he has writte....


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