Centers on a down-and-out writer who gets his hands on a top-secret pharmaceutical drug that makes one smarter. He experiences sudden financial and social success but soon discovers that the drug has lethal and lasting side effects, including “trip-switching,” a phenomenon in which time moves with a stop-motion quality. Before long, mysterious antagonists are pursuing him.
DIRECTOR: Neil Burger
WRITER: Leslie Dixon, Ross Klavan
STARRING: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish