By Sharon Clott Kanter
Updated Nov 21, 2012 @ 11:45 am
Silver Linings Playbook
Credit: JoJo Whilden/The Weinstein Company

Here’s a film you’re going to want to see this Thanksgiving weekend: Silver Linings Playbook, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, which hits theaters nationwide today. caught up with the pair—who play Pat, a recently released mental patient with bipolar disorder who is back living at home with his parents, and Tiffany, a mysterious girl he meets in a dance class—at the Toronto International Film Festival in September to chat about how their dance moves influenced their chemistry on screen. “It was the best way to get to know each other,” Lawrence told of her groove sessions with Cooper. “We both went through the fire together with this dance," Cooper added. "We started just sweaty and not knowing each other, and had to touch each other’s sweaty armpits. And then we're in front of Robert DeNiro and 500 other people actually performing the dance!" Though, that actually helped their relationship. "All we had was each other, and we just trusted each other," he said. "It was the best.” But you can watch for yourself; click here to find out where to see the film near you.

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