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The SoloistLos Angeles columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) has reached an impasse in his life. His marriage is on the rocks, and he's disillusioned with his job. While looking for a new article for the paper, Steve befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, and it's when his life is changed forever.
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Directors of "The Soloist"Joe WrightBirthdate: 1972, London, England, UK
Creators of "The Soloist"Susannah GrantBirthdate: 4 January 1963, New York City, New York, USASteve Lopez
Critic Reviews of "The Soloist"Time OutSeptember 25, 2009
A deliriously imperfect film - and all the better for it.Film.comJune 13, 2009
In the hands of a director more suited to the material The Soloist might have been a deeply moving experience. Here, we know something important is being played out before us, and there are times when it hits home with force. But in their exercise of dramAV ClubMay 01, 2009
It feels like a puzzle with some significant pieces missing.Richard Roeper.comApril 27, 2009
Has its moments, but too heavy-handed and predictable.At the MoviesApril 27, 2009
Tthis is a maudlin, stereotypical story that never moved at all.ComingSoon.netApril 01, 2011
The subject matter is a little too easy to overdo for that, but it is pretty good, thanks to a pair of fine performances from its leads and a director who understands understatement. And sometimes those can be as rare to find as a genuine musical prodigy.Las Vegas CityLifeJanuary 26, 2011
The Soloist never completely transcends that Hollywood formula feel, but it has enough transcendent moments to make it worth recommending.sbs.com.auDecember 29, 2010
There's no crescendo in Joe Wright's drama.East Bay ExpressMay 06, 2010
Develops the feel-good plot in true newspaper style: a few heart tugs followed by a punch in the face.Uruguay TotalJanuary 17, 2010
Una película sobre periodismo y marginalidad, sobre el poder redentor del arte y la solidaridad humana, sostenida por dos buenas actuaciones de Jamie Foxx y Robert Downey Jr.JWRDecember 31, 2009
The music's as troubled as the subject matter
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