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The Soloist

Based on a true story of a musical prodigy, Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx), who developed schizophrenia in his 2nd year at Julliard and ends up homeless on the streets of Los Angeles playing the violin and cello. LA Times columnist, Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), discovers him and begins writing columns about him and both their lives are transformed.


Robert Downey Jr.
as Steve Lopez
Jamie Foxx
as Nathaniel Ayers
Catherine Keener
as Mary Weston
Nelsan Ellis
as David Carter
Michael Bunin
as Adam Crane
Tom Hollander
as Graham Claydon