OVERVIEW: Based on an incredible true story, the critically-acclaimed drama CONCUSSION will be available from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) on Digital Mar. 15 and on Blu-ray, DVD and next-generation 4K Ultra HD Mar. 29. Two-time Academy Award® nominee Will Smith (Best Actor: Ali, 2001; The Pursuit of Happyness, 2006) stars as Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian immigrant and forensic neuropathologist who diagnoses a new brain disease and its link to concussion-related injuries in football players. CONCUSSION also stars Academy Award nominee Alec Baldwin (Best Supporting Actor, The Cooler, 2003), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond the Lights), Arliss Howard (Full Metal Jacket), Paul Reiser (Whiplash), Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (The Bourne Identity), with David Morse (The Green Mile) and Academy Award nominee Albert Brooks (Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast News, 1987).
Bonus content on the
CONCUSSION Blu-ray, DVD and Digital formats include the
featurette “Inside the True Story,” where viewers meet the
real people who inspired the film. Blu-ray and Digital
exclusive content includes nine deleted scenes and the
featurette “Crafting Concussion,” where cast and
filmmakers share a behind-the-scenes look at the making of
SYNOPSIS: Will Smith stars in Concussion, 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. With captivating performances by Alec Baldwin and Academy Award® nominee Albert Brooks (1987 Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast News).
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio
5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0
English SDH, Spanish and French
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Nine Deleted Scenes
“Crafting Concussion” Featurette
“Inside the True Story” Featurette
Commentary with Director Peter Landesman
The Article That Started It All
The Science Behind the Sport