Gleason (2016)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Tragedies & Catastrophes  |   Release Date - Jul 29, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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An unflinching portrait of retired NFL player Steve Gleason and his battle with ALS. The former New Orleans Saint thrilled fans with a crucial blocked punt during the team's first game back at the Superdome following Hurricane Katrina, but his career was cut tragically short when he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at the age of 34. Refusing to give in to fear, Gleason took it upon himself to live a life of inspiration for his wife and newborn son. Clay Tweel directed this emotional documentary.

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