Essay on Analysis Of Silver Linings Playbook By David O. Russell

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The movie Silver Linings Playbook, was released in 2012 and was written and directed by David O. Russell. In this movie, there are many things that can be analyzed. This movie falls under the genres of comedy, drama, and romance. It was also based off of the book The Silver Linings Playbook, which was written by Matthew Quick. The entire movie is filled with beautiful moments that engage the audience to look at the world and the people within it a little differently. This movie’s target audience could be anyone who likes movies, but its main audience is probably young adults, who are learning how to handle the real world. It brings up a lot of issues in life, which young people like to watch because it shows them that they are not alone. The scene I chose to analyze shows a lot of pathos and has an influential impact on the audience.
The movie is about a man who walks in on his wife having an affair and because of this traumatic event he develops a mental illness that he is now trying to overcome. He meets Tiffany whose husband has died, and this event has sent her off the deep end. They are both struggling with mental illness, but unlike Tiffany, Pat will not admit to this. However, the two develop an odd friendship because of their similarities. Eventually, Tiffany tells Pat that she can get a letter to his ex-wife Nikki. She makes a deal with him that she will do this only if he does a dance competition with her. He agrees and Tiffany “delivers” the letter to Nikki. What…

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