It's rare for a romantic comedy to be a serious contender in the Oscars, much less one that deals with mental illness. But Silver Linings Playbook is overcoming the odds, being hailed for the way it portrays personality disorders without the usual stereotypes. That's because for the director, it's person. And he's made it his mission to help end the stigma.
Oscar-nominated 'Silver Linings Playbook' sheds new light on mental illness
Hear from the director of "Silver Linings Playbook" and learn why the subject of mental illness was personal to him.
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