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Director  Stacie Passon
Initial DVD release  April 30, 2014 (Sweden)
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Country  United States
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music director  Barb Morrison
Writer  Stacie Passon
Language  English
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Release date  January 19, 2013 (2013-01-19) (Sundance) February 2013 (2013-02) (Berlin) October 4, 2013 (2013-10-04)
Cast  Robin Weigert (Abby), Maggie Siff (Sam Bennet), Johnathan Tchaikovsky (Justin), Julie Fain Lawrence (Kate Abelman), Laila Robins (Woman #3), Ben Shenkman (Graeme)
Similar movies  The Voyeur, Knock Knock, Blue Is the Warmest Color, Room in Rome, Django Unchained, Hold On Tight
Tagline  Wife. Mother. Escort.

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Concussion is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Stacie Passon and starring Robin Weigert. Although not autobiographical, the story was partially inspired by Passon herself suffering a mild concussion, in the same manner depicted in the film, shortly before she began writing the screenplay.

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Plot

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Abby Ableman is a lesbian who becomes disillusioned with her domestic life and career after suffering a mild concussion when her son, Jake, accidentally hits her in the head with a thrown baseball. She then begins working as a prostitute for other women.

Release

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The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival. At Sundance, it secured a deal with The Weinstein Company for general release later in 2013. At Berlin, the film won a Teddy Award Jury Prize as an outstanding film about LGBT themes.

Critical reception

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Concussion received generally positive reviews, currently holding a 74% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 54 reviews; the consensus states: "Smart, nuanced, and sexy, Concussion transcends its more awkward moments thanks to Robin Weigert's remarkable starring performance." On Metacritic, the film has a 56/100 rating, based on reviews from 19 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".


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References

Concussion (2013 film) Wikipedia
Concussion (2013 film) IMDb Concussion (2013 film) themoviedb.org


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