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Overall C

After spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) can testify that life doesn't always play by the rules. However, when he meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) and agrees to be her dance partner, he begins to believe life may have some silver linings.

Violence B-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D
Substance Use C

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Silver Linings Playbook

How does this movie depict mental illness? Do you think its portrayal will be helpful for others struggling with this condition? Does it assist those who are friends or family of these suffers? Does the comedic context make this message more accessible to those who don’t understand?

Read how a former congressman who has struggled with mental illness feels about this movie.

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