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Side Effects (8-Feb-2013)

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Writer: Scott Z. Burns

Keywords: Thriller, Psychiatry

Psychological thriller about a spouse of a man convicted for insider trading's horrifying struggle with the unexpected side effects of an experimental psychiatric drug.

Housewife Emily Taylor, required to see a psychiatrist after a suicide attempt in the wake of her husband's release from a prison sentence for insider trading, is prescribed an experimental drug known as Ablixa, which promises to permit her to resume living a normal life save for the occasional sleepwalking episode. Emily's problems are only compounded, however, when she stabs her husband to death whilst sleepwalking one night, leading to a whirlwind trial and subsequent insanity plea that seems destined to drive her and those around her into true madness.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Polly Draper
15-Jun-1955   Ellyn Warren on thirtysomething
Josh Elliott
TV Personality
6-Jul-1971   Good Morning America
Mamie Gummer
3-Aug-1983   Daughter of Meryl Streep
Jude Law
29-Dec-1972   Gattaca
Rooney Mara
17-Apr-1985   The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Vinessa Shaw
19-Jul-1976   Hocus Pocus
Channing Tatum
26-Apr-1980   Model for Mountain Dew soda
Catherine Zeta-Jones
25-Sep-1969   Traffic


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