From best pictures to leading and supporting roles, disability issues are a part of many films.
Best picture nominee "Silver Linings Playbook" is a romantic comedy that revolves around people who are struggling with mental illness. Bradley Cooper plays a character who is bipolar. He returns home after being in a mental hospital. He is nominated for best actor. Best actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence is dealing with depression after losing her husband.
Robert De Niro plays a character with an obsessive compulsive disorder. He is nominated for best supporting actor.
"Amour" is nominated for both best picture and foreign film. It focuses on the relationship between a retired music teacher who had two strokes and her husband of 60 years.
Best supporting actress nominee Helen Hunt plays a sex therapist in "The Sessions," which is based on the life of a man with cerebral palsy. Her character is not disabled, but the film is about disability.
Sunday night, we will find out who wins on the Oscars on ABC.