2 thoughts on “Gleason”

  1. Extremely well-done and brutally honest documentary about progression of ALS and not ever giving up in face of adversity I saw an advance screening of Gleason in Chicago on 8/2/16 at River East 21 downtown. I knew nothing of the story of Steve Gleason before watching the movie, as I’m not a football fan. I think this ranks as one of the best documentaries I’ve ever seen and is probably the best sports-related movie I’ve ever seen as well. I think that Steve and his wife Michel are probably the two bravest people on the planet, because they gave the filmmakers permission to really show them in an unvarnished way…

  2. Extremely worth seeing! This is a movie not to be missed! It is a movie filmed over about four years as Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and found out that his wife was pregnant at about the same time. It is 1) a movie about ALS-the best one I have seen, very accurate portrayal of the struggles of the patient and of his caregiver wife, 2)about someone who was dealt a raw deal in life and has made the most of it and above all 3) about a father’s love for his son and overwhelming desire to express that. My husband…

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