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In Theaters Now--But Read the Book First!


The Soloist, directed by Joe Wright; starring Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., and Catherine Keener is based on the book by Steve Lopez. It is a biographical drama about real-life musical prodigy Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, who dropped out of Julliard after developing schizophrenia and became a homeless musician on the streets of Los Angeles. Journalist Steve Lopez discovers the former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. Check catalog for availability.

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