Oscar front runner gets Blu-ray and DVD release date Silver Linings Playbook became the first film in over 30 years to be nominated in all four actor Oscar categories when the nominations were announced last January. Since then Jennifer Lawrence has picked almost every major award, cementing her position as front-runner and this Sunday's award ceremony. Life doesnt always go according to plan and Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother (Jacki Weaver) and father (Robert DeNiro) after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. When Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if hell do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives. The Weinstein Company presents Silver Linings Playbook, a family drama, comedy and love story based on the bestselling novel by Matthew Quick, written and directed by David O. Russell (The Fighter, Flirting with Disaster). Starring Bradley Cooper (The Hangover, Limitless), Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games, X-Men: First Class), Robert De Niro (Limitless, Meet the Parents) Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom), Anupam Kher (Bend it like Beckham), and Chris Tucker (Rush Hour, Jackie Brown). Rounding out the cast are Julia Stiles, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham and Dash Mihok. The Blu-ray and DVD of Silver Linings Playbook is released on the 1st of April.