Concussion [DVD] / Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with LStar Capital and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Scott Free/Shuman Company/Cara Films/Cantillion Company production ; produced by Ridley Scott, Giannina Scott, David Wolthoff, Larry Shuman, Elizabeth Cantillon ; written and directed by Peter Landesman.
Title
Concussion [DVD] / Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with LStar Capital and Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Scott Free/Shuman Company/Cara Films/Cantillion Company production ; produced by Ridley Scott, Giannina Scott, David Wolthoff, Larry Shuman, Elizabeth Cantillon ; written and directed by Peter Landesman.

Author
Columbia Pictures,

Title Variants
Laskas, Jeanne Marie,
 
Game brain.

Publication Information
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]

Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 123 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Based on the GQ article "Game Brain" by Jeanne Marie Laskas.
 
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
 
Widescreen (2.39:1).
 
"Based on a true story"--Container.
 
Special features: Inside the true story: discover the true story and meet the real people who inspired the film; Commentary with director Peter Landesman.

Performers/Actors
Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Morse, Arliss Howard, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Mike O'Malley, Stephen Moyer.

Abstract
A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful – and beloved – institutions in the world.

Audience/Reading Level
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some disturbing images, and language.

Personal Subject
Omalu, Bennet I. (Bennet Ifeakandu)-Drama.

Corporate Subject
National Football League -- Drama.

Subject Term
Football players -- Drama.
 
Brain -- Concussion -- Drama.
 
Football injuries -- Drama.

Added Author
Landesman, Peter, 1965-
 
Scott, Ridley,
 
Facio, Giannina, 1955-
 
Wolthoff, David,
 
Shuman, Larry J.,
 
Cantillon, Elizabeth,
 
Smith, Will, 1968-
 
Baldwin, Alec, 1958-
 
Brooks, Albert, 1947-
 
Mbatha-Raw, Gugu, 1983-
 
Morse, David, 1953-
 
Howard, Arliss,
 
Reiser, Paul,
 
Wilson, Luke, 1971-
 
Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adewale, 1967-
 
O'Malley, Mike, 1966-
 
Moyer, Stephen,
 
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Laskas, Jeanne Marie, 1958- Game brain.

Added Corporate Author
Columbia Pictures,
 
Village Roadshow Pictures,
 
Scott Free Productions,
 
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),


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