Concussion

The true story set in the early 2000’s in Pittsburgh, Brilliant and accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu accidentally uncovers a deadly truth behind early deaths in famous American football players. Continuous knocks to the head causing concussions leads many players to develop CTE, a football related brain trauma which can cause them to go mad and even commit suicide. Dr. Omalu’s quest for his theory to reach American’s is extremely tough due to the NFL wanting nothing to do with an idea that could ruin the game and cause massive changes to sport. Running against one of the most powerful institutions in the world Dr. Omalu must prepare for anything to come his way while trying to change the future of the nations most beloved game.

Director: Peter Landesman

Actors: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Morse, Arliss Howard, Mike O’Malley

Year: 2015

Length:122 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Mature themes & Coarse language

Rating:★★★½☆

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