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The first trailer for "Silver Linings Playbook" has arrived, and it features Jennifer Lawrence as a dancer recovering from a mental illness. Based on the novel by Matthew Quick, the film follows a clinically depressed man (Bradley Cooper) who returns to his parents' (Robert De Niro and Jacki Weaver) home after a lengthy stint in a mental hospital. While trying to put his life back together (via running while wearing a trash bag?) he meets Tiffany (Lawrence), who also struggles with depression. Together, they partner up for a dance competition and help each other find happiness. (They're crazy -- in love!)
Lawrence was initially on a very long list of celebs vying for the role, which included Kirsten Dunst, Blake Lively and
You can take a look at the trailer above. "Silver Linings Playbook" hits theaters November 21.