Film Comment Selects: Side Effects
Sneak preview! Director Steven Soderbergh, screenwriter Scott Z. Burns, and stars Rooney Mara and Jude Law in person!
In the tradition of Hitchcock, Side Effects is a psychological thriller/whodunnit, starring Rooney Mara as a woman whose dependence on a new medication for anxiety prescribed by her psychiatrist (Jude Law) unravels the life she shares with her husband (Channing Tatum). Soon a chain of events are set in motion that lead to murder and paranoia, with more than one unexpected twist along the way. The film also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones. An Open Roads Films release.