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Still shot from the movie: Silver Linings Playbook.

Silver Linings Playbook

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2012
Video Release: 30 Apr 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

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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