Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence has "two left feet" when it comes to dancing.

'The Hunger Games' actress struggled when she had to shoot scenes for her role as a dance expert in upcoming film 'Silver Linings Playbook' - based on author Matthew Quick's best-seller - because she has no rhythm or co-ordination

Jennifer's character Tiffany is a grieving widow who helps former teacher/mental institution patient Pat - played by Bradley Cooper - win back his wife. Only there is one condition, he has to partner her in a dance competition.

Jennifer told The Daily Mail newspaper: "I have two left feet, and I'm not exactly a graceful mover.

"Bradley's the one who can dance - and he's not supposed to know how to!"

The 22-year-old beauty didn't expect to be offered the role, joking that she didn't think they'd hire a "klutz".

However, she wowed director David O. Russell - who directed Oscar-winning film 'The Fighter' - with an audition conducted via internet video chat service Skype.

He said: "Jennifer did her audition on Skype from her parents' home in Louisville.

"I knew she was Tiffany the moment I saw it. She was funny and she just has a quality about her."

The film also stars Robert De Niro and Jacki Weaver as Pat's parents and Julia Styles as his wife Veronica.