The Soloist (2009)

Director : Joe Wright

Release Date : 24 April 2009 (USA)

Genre : Drama, Biography, Music

Cast : (Credited cast) , Jamie Foxx as Nathaniel Ayers , Robert Downey Jr. as Steve Lopez rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Meggan Anderson as Flutist, Halbert Bernal as EMT, Matt Besser as Commuter #4, Troy Blendell as New young editor, Jayce Bradley as Brawling Frat Guy, Pete Brown as Composer, Michael Bunin as Adam Crane, Joshua Cabrera as Teenage Musician, Ralph Cole Jr. as Enraged Homeless Man, Ingrid Coree as Nurse, Paul Cruz as EMT, Marcos De Silvas as Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Aurelius DiBarsanti as Paramedic, Paul Edney as Driver, Nelsan Ellis as David, S. Zev Esquenazi as Sgt. Hendrickson, Angela Featherstone as Commuter #1, Lauren E. Gates as Ballerina, Marissa Ghavami as Ballerina, Artel Great as Leon (as Artel Kayàru), Paul Greenberg as Commuter #2, Lejla Hadzimuratovic as Disney Hall Patron, Justin Rodgers Hall as Sgt. Harris, Lisa Gay Hamilton as Jennifer (as Lisagay Hamilton), Richard Hansen as L.A.P.D, Rachael Harris as Leslie, Joe Hernandez-Kolski as EMT #1, Tom Hollander as Graham Claydon, Pete Ilarius as Disney Hall Patron, Catherine Keener as Mary Weston, Edward Kiniry-Ostro as Craig, Francesca Kortesmaki as Twin violinist, Therese Kortesmaki as Twin violinist, Kitty Kreidler as Skid Row Homeless woman, Heather La Bella as ER Doctor, Hallie Lambert as Ballerina, Kirsten Lea as Awards Presenter, Susane Lee as Marisa, Lemon as Jeremy, Wayne Lopez as Officer Hank, Wally Lozano as Sign Spinner, Michael Maddigan as Brawling Frat Guy, Ricky Marciano as Cop, Justin Martin as Nathaniel – Age 13-16, Annie McKnight as Linda – LAMPS Advocate, George Meyers as Cop, Rob Nagle as Neil, Nick Nervies as Jennifer's son, Kai Nuuhiwa as Brawling Frat Guy, Alejandro Patino as Construction foreman, Palma Lawrence Reed as ER Nurse, Stephen Root as Curt, Franklin Ruehl as Homeless man, Esa-Pekka Salonen as Conductor, Jules Sanchez as Skid Row Porta Potty Dweller, Sharon Savene as LAPD Officer, Holly Sherman as Juilliard student, Robyn Jean Springer as Disney Hall patron, Janaya Sultze as Ballerina, Jeff Sutherland as Cowboy on Plane with Wife, Valentyna Svyatchenko as Julliard Student, Patrick Tatten as Paul, David Jean Thomas as Jim Trotter, Karmyn Tyler as Juilliard Party Guest, Ilia Volok as Mr. Barnoff, Maggie Wagner as Mrs. Villaraigosa, Charlie Weirauch as Atheist, Troy Williams as Cop – Hospital Scene

Plot : A Los Angeles Journalist, befriends a poor Julliard trained musician, jiffy yearning as an extra draft as the paper.

Run Time : 117 min

Country : UK | USA | France

MPAA : Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some drug use and language.

Language : English

Filming Locations : Biltmore Hotel – 506 S. Grand Avenue, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA

Company : DreamWorks SKG

Trivia : In the picture that Nathaniel Ayers also Steve Lopez attend a preparation concert, the end thing the seats are incubated along furthermore canvas. This was not cinematic imagery; this is in reality worn out assorted performance halls in the course of rehearsals to think a supplementary correct competent for if the seats were human being occupied.

Goofs : Continuity: When Lopez pulls excess of inside the tunnel behind ascertaining Ayers, his motor vehicle blocks the perfect lane. In future shots, motorcars are observed inside the setting cruising completed that highly matching lane, lone still merges into it, although Lopez’s motor vehicle is choking up it cleanly many yards ahead.

Tag Lines : Life has a mind of its own
No one changes anything by playing it safe

Plot Summary : In 2005, the hardly obsession unpleasant Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez to a higher degree his countenance enjoys a fresh bike disaster was his pressing appetite because account ideas. That is while he discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a somewhat mentally ill, destitute thoroughfare musician who possesses magnificent talent, also finished his half-broken instruments. Inspired by his story, Lopez writes an highly believed of sequences of articles close to Ayers with seeks to do numerous to bale a person out both him, with the leisure of the underclass of LA suffer a more adept life. However, Lopez’s okay plans flood headlong inside the rigid events of the might of Ayers’ inner most demons with the superior social injustices facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez with Ayers must contemplate somewhere else to conquer their intimate anxieties with frustrations to anticipate because a more brilliant imminence because both of them.

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