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The Pathological Optimist

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4.9/10
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2017

Biography

1h 33m

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In the center of the recent Tribeca Film Festival scandal surrounding his film VAXXED: From Cover-up to Controversy stands Andrew Wakefield, discredited and stripped of his medical license for his infamous study suggesting a link between the MMR vaccine, bowel disease, and autism. THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST takes us into the inner sanctum of Wakefield and his family from 2011- 2016 as he fights for his day in court in a little known defamation case against the British Medical Journal. Wakefield attempts to clear his name as the media-appointed Father of the Anti-vaccine movement. Director Miranda Bailey weaves a delicate portrait of a man who is THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST utilizing a never-before-seen, full access look at the man at the center of one of the biggest medical and media controversies of our times. The Pathological Optimist featuring Andrew Wakefield and Carmel Wakefield is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, free on The Roku Channel, and 3 others. It's a biography and documentary movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.9 (178 votes).

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In the center of the recent Tribeca Film Festival scandal surrounding his film VAXXED: From Cover-up to Controversy stands Andrew Wakefield, discredited and stripped of his medical license for his infamous study suggesting a link between the MMR vaccine, bowel disease, and autism. THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST takes us into the inner sanctum of Wakefield and his family from 2011- 2016 as he fights for his day in court in a little known defamation case against the British Medical Journal. Wakefield attempts to clear his name as the media-appointed Father of the Anti-vaccine movement. Director Miranda Bailey weaves a delicate portrait of a man who is THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST utilizing a never-before-seen, full access look at the man at the center of one of the biggest medical and media controversies of our times. The Pathological Optimist featuring Andrew Wakefield and Carmel Wakefield is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, free on The Roku Channel, and 3 others. It's a biography and documentary movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.9 (178 votes).

Biography

Documentary

2017

16+

1h33m

US

Director

Miranda Bailey

Self - Attorney

Brendan McBride

Self - Attorney

William Parrish

Producer

Marc Lesser

Executive Producer

Jennifer Fox

Composer

Craig Richey

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5 Ratings
#171390of all Movies

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