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The Bleeding Edge (2018)



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America has the most technologically advanced health care system in the world, yet medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death, and the overwhelming majority of high-risk implanted devices never require a single clinical trial. In THE BLEEDING EDGE, Academy Award (R) nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (THE INVISIBLE WAR, THE HUNTING GROUND) turn their sights on the $400 billion medical device industry, examining lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit driven incentives that put patients at risk daily. Weaving emotionally powerful stories of people whose lives have been irrevocably harmed, the film asks: what life-saving technologies may actually be killing us?

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Here's hoping The Bleeding Edge gets the right attention on a decidedly unsexy topic.

August 31, 2018 | Full Review…

It is hard to watch, but it's a must-see. My one complaint is that maybe it tries to get its arms around too much.

August 1, 2018 | Rating: 7.3/10 | Full Review…

"The Bleeding Edge" needs to be seen, so that it can change hearts and minds.

July 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Plays like an all-too-real horror show that is ongoing for thousands of unwitting patients with meager relief in sight.

July 27, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Combined with the forces of anti-regulation in government and profit-driven companies who know how to market to doctors and cover up their mistakes, the movie lays bare a blueprint for countless suffering.

July 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Dick's focus remains, as ever, on the things that make us squirm.

July 26, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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