PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.
When Dr. Bennet Omalu and Dr.Cyril H. Wecht are discussing putting warning labels on football helmets, Dr. Wecht's comment about putting the label on both sides of the helmet is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the fact that the local team, the ... ...
Dr. Bennet Omalu:
All of these animals have shock absorbers built into their bodies. The woodpecker's tongue extends through the back of the mouth out of the nostril, encircling the entire cranium. It is the anatomical equivalent of a safety belt for its brain. Human...
The film implies Cyril Wecht's prosecution was initiated to pressure Omalu to drop his research. Wecht was actually indicted three months before Omalu first published his findings.
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