Silver Linings Playbook
The drama Silver Linings Playbook takes place in Philadelphia in the present. The main characters are Pat and Tiffany. Pat is a man in his 30’s who is diagnosed with bipolar disorder after he catches his wife with her boss in the shower. Tiffany is a young and attractive woman who lost her husband in traffic accident. Both are passing hard times to overcome their problems that changed their lives recently.
Pat is released from the psychiatric hospital and goes to live with his parents. He has a restriction order to approach his wife. One night he goes for dinner in a friend’s house. The friend introduces his sister in law who recently lost her husband in an accident. At the beginning Tiffany tries to seduce Pat, but Pat only has mind for his ex-wife and always is thinking about her and how to recover his life marriage and his previous life with her. Since pat is bipolar he causes a lot of problems to his parents. Pat has many rare behaviors and manias. On the side Tiffany always tries to sleep with any man that she meets, but that change when she starts to know Pat. Pat only wants the help of Tiffany at the beginning. He wants Tiffany to send letters to his ex-wife. Susan starts to practice for a dance contest, so she needs a partner to practice. They make a deal to help each other. The day of the competence Pat’s ex-wife is watching them dancing on the dance floor. When they finish dancing Pat realizes that he feels something about Tiffany, but his ex-wife is there. She is there to watch Pat dancing. Now Pat has to make decision, to start a new relationship with Tiffany or go back with his wife.
In my opinion this is a fantastic movie. The best movie I have seen this year so far. Because is romantic and addresses psychological problems that normal people can suffer after a traumatic experience. The message is to accept and be accepted with all the problems and defects that we have. I recommend this movie to everybody.