The Soloist Film Analysis

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Although the main intention of the film “The Soloist” was to tell the tragic story of a musically talented and smart man named Nathaniel Ayers, the film also succeeded in bringing forth the controversy that is the amount of people with mental illnesses that go untreated and/ or end up living on the streets. Nathaniel was an undoubtedly talented young man when it came to playing the cello, as he was accepted into Julliard, a prestigious institution for the study and exploration of musical abilities. The underlying complication of the film is that we regularly see people with mental illnesses receiving little to no treatment or support from the community, leaving the responsibility to the individuals and their families. Given the complications
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