Director: Joe Wright
Writer: Susannah Grant
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander
Released: September 3, 2009
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 105 minutes
Story: In "The Soloist," an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Oscar winner Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. "The Soloist" is directed by Joe Wright (Golden Globe winner for Best Drama and Oscar nominee for Best Picture "Atonement").
Jamie Foxx Nathaniel Ayers
Robert Downey Jr. Steve Lopez
Catherine Keener Mary Weston
Tom Hollander Graham Claydon
Lisagay Hamilton Jennifer Ayers
Nelsan Ellis David Carter
Rachael Harris Leslie Bloom
Stephen Root Curt Reynolds
Lorraine Toussaint Flo Ayers
Justin Martin Young Nathaniel
Kokayi Ampah Bernie Carpenter
Patrick Tatten Paul Jr.
Susane E. Lee Marisa
Marcos De Silvas Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Ilia Volok Harry Barnoff