Mental Health and Violence: Real-Life Doctor Explains “Side Effects”

Uploaded on Thursday 7 February 2013


Dr. Sasha Bardey (“Wonderland”) serves as a co-producer and technical adviser to Steven Soderbergh’s new film, “Side Effects.” He worked with the film’s screenwriter, Scott. Z. Burns (“Contagion”), before for the TV show “Wonderland.” Dr. Bardey used to be a psychiatrist at Bellevue Hospital in New York City where he met Burns. In this interview, we talked about:

*** How he got involved with “Side Effects”
*** The relationship between mental health and violence – the hot topic du jour
*** The magic pill to help us all!
*** Will he side with Dr. Banks (Jude Law) in the movie if he meets a patient like Emily (Rooney Mara)?
*** What makes him happy?


Language: English

Length: 4:00

Country: United States