David O. Russell

Director · Producer · Writer

Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy

A film with no romance, no explosions, no outer space ... "Joy" is a movie about a mop.

But not just any mop -- the Miracle Mop!

The title character is played, miraculously, by Jennifer Lawrence, who this past week received both an Oscar nominationan and a Best Actress Award at the Golden Globes, where she thanked someone special: Joy Mangano, the real-life Joy, whose life story is told in this mostly-true modern-day Cinderella tale....more