- UK / US / France
- 1h 57min
- Directed by: Joe Wright
- Written by: Screenplay:, Susannah Grant, Book and articles:, Steve Lopez
- Cast: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr, Catherine Keener
- Website: www.soloistmovie.com
Wright makes a splashy stateside debut with this true-life drama about an unexpected friendship between world-weary LA journalist Steve Lopez (Downey Jr) and homeless musician Nathaniel Ayers (Foxx). This isn't a bad effort, but it falls well short of the greatness it clearly aspires to.
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The Soloist17 Sep 2009
True life drama from Atonement director
Having brought a brittle grace to adaptations of Pride and Prejudice and Atonement, director Joe Wright makes a splashy stateside debut with The Soloist, a true-life drama about an unexpected friendship between world-weary LA journalist Steve Lopez…
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