The practicum program
An ingenious floor mop becomes an unlikely source of success for a young woman determined to overcome the many obstacles in her life in this inspiring film. Jennifer Lawrence earned a 2015 Oscar(R) nomination for her performance as the tenacious Joy who battles to successfully market her self-wringing mop in spite of constant family drama and hard luck. Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper co-star. Also with Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen and Isabella Rossellini. Directed by David O. Russell; screenplay by David O. Russell, story by Annie Mumolo and David O. Russell.