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Gleason

Lists: Documentary

Brief Synopsis: "At the age of 34, former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years. Weeks later, Gleason found out his wife, Michel, was expecting their first child. A video journal that began as a gift for his unborn son expands to chronicle Steve’s determination to get his relationships in order, build a foundation to provide other ALS patients with purpose, and adapt to his declining physical condition—utilizing medical technologies that offer the means to live as fully as possible."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 2016: # 0)


Rating:
78
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
95

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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Bryan Lienesch95 - One of the best films of the year. 'Gleason' is everything that is real and genuine about humanity.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 7
Rewatch: 7
David Baruffi61(full review)



People Involved

  • Rivers Gleason (Himself)
  • Michel Gleason (Herself)
  • Steve Gleason (Himself)
  • J. Clay Tweel (Director)