26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Soloist United Kingdom, USA 2009 | 109 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Joe Wright

Joe Wright was born in 1972. The british director is internationally known for his dramatic films„Atonement“ as wellas „Pride

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Los Angeles, 2005. Journalist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) is in a crisis. He is suffering from writer’s block and his marriage is in ruins. Then he meets the highly talented street musician Nathaniel Ayers. Lopez finds out that the schizophrenic, homeless cellist was once prophesied a career as a soloist. With much patience he works on creating a perspective for the man. Based on a true story. Joe Wright was previously represented at Filmfest Hamburg with the Oscar-nominated film “Atonement” in 2007.
Orig. Title: The Soloist
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Agenda 09
Director: Joe Wright
Screenplay: Susannah Grant
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander
Producer: Gary Foster,Russ Krasnoff
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Dario Marianelli
Camera: Seamus McGarvey, B.S.C.
Set Designer: Sarah Greenwood
Cutter: Paul Tothill, A.C.E.
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Universal Pictures International Germany GmbH
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Production: DreamWorks SKG


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