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The Soloist

Duration :

117

Summary: Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. star in this fact-based film about a newspaper columnist who discovers a violin virtuoso living on the streets of L.A. Hearing the strains of a violin one day, veteran L.A. Times scribe Steve Lopez (Downey Jr.) comes to meet Nathaniel Ayers (Foxx), a homeless man whom he's shocked to discover was once a musical genius and Juilliard student. Playing an instrument with just two strings, the mentally ill Ayers inspires Lopez with his beautiful music, leading to an unlikely friendship between the pair. Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander and Lisagay Hamilton co-star. Directed by Joe Wright, based on the book by Steve Lopez, screenplay by Susannah Grant. (PG13) (AC,MV)

PRODUCER : Gary Foster,Russ Krasnoff,Tim Bevan,Eric Fellner,Jeff Skoll,Patricia Whitcher

CAST : Jamie Foxx,Robert Downey Jr.,Catherine Keener,Tom Hollander,Lisagay Hamilton

WRITER : Steve Lopez,Susannah Grant

DIRECTOR : Joe Wright

Genre : Drama