Cast: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, David Morse
Director: Peter Landesman
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Running Time: 123 minutes
Concussion is based on the incredible true story of the American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu and his emotional quest to bring to light the dangers of football-related head trauma.
While conducting an autopsy on former NFL player Mike Webster, forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet discovers neurological deterioration that is similar to Alzheimer's disease. Omalu names the disorder chronic traumatic encephalopathy and publishes his findings in a medical journal. As other athletes face the same diagnosis, the crusading doctor embarks on a mission to raise public awareness. Putting himself at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful – and beloved – institutions in the world.
Inside the True Story