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Black Box 

Catherine Black, a famed neuroscientist with a job at the Center for Neurological Research and Treatment, struggles with mental illness. However, this is just one of the many secrets she hides from her fiancé and her family.

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Amy Holden Jones
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kelly Reilly ...  Dr. Catherine Black 13 episodes, 2014
Ditch Davey ...  Dr. Ian Bickman 13 episodes, 2014
David Ajala ...  Will Van Renseller 13 episodes, 2014
Ali Wong ...  Dr. Lina Lark 13 episodes, 2014
David Chisum ...  Joshua Black 13 episodes, 2014
Siobhan Williams ...  Esme Black 13 episodes, 2014
Terry Kinney ...  Dr. Owen Morely 13 episodes, 2014
Laura Fraser ...  Reagan Black 13 episodes, 2014
Vanessa Redgrave ...  Dr. Hartramph 13 episodes, 2014
Audrey Esparza ...  Carlotta 12 episodes, 2014
Tasso Feldman ...  Leo Robinson 12 episodes, 2014
Aja Naomi King ...  Ali Henslee 8 episodes, 2014
Sepideh Moafi ...  Dr. Farrah Mahmoud 7 episodes, 2014
Alex Hernandez ...  Manuel 6 episodes, 2014
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Catherine Black, a famed neuroscientist with a job at the Center for Neurological Research and Treatment, struggles with mental illness. However, this is just one of the many secrets she hides from her fiancé and her family.

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Unlike any doctor you've ever met.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Black Box See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Brilliant Plot Line, Great Acting
7 May 2014 | by percymoeSee all my reviews

The plot focuses upon mental illness in the best of ways: by having a physician herself expressing Bi-Polar Disorder behaviors. This strongly suggests that mental illness can impact anyone.

With Vanessa Redgrave acting as the psychiatrist of main character, Dr, Black, we can't top her performances! Redgrave's great in this role and should keep the series very interesting and informative.

I like the fact that we're getting a variety of perspectives of how family, co-workers, lovers and friends treat people who they know have serious-enough bouts with manias, most especially.

If I were to change one aspect, it would be to have more of Vanessa Redgrave providing "the talking cure" (psychoanalysis) to Dr. Black, especially while she's on a mania high.


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