Matthew Quick on Silver Linings Playbook
October 18, 2012
The dramatic comedy â€śSilver Linings Playbookâ€ť opens the Philadelphia Film Festival tonight. Itâ€™s directed by David O. Russell (â€śThe Fighterâ€ť and â€śThree Kingsâ€ť) and stars Philadelphia native Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro.Â The film has been getting great reviews and some Oscar buzz.Â Filmed in and around Philadelphia, â€śSilver Linings Playbookâ€ť is based on MATTHEW QUICKâ€™s debut novel of the same name, which is about a man who moves in with his parents after time in a mental institution as he tries to put his life back together. Along the way he meets and falls in love with Tiffany, who also struggles with mental illness.Â This hour, Matthew Quick comes in to talk about his novel, the film adaptation and his popular young adult books.