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Broke

Broke

Oct. 02, 2012USA77 Min.PG
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Synopsis

According to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, 60 percentage of NBA players are broke within 5 years of retirement. For seventy eight percent of NFL gamers, it takes handiest 3 years. Sucked into bad investments, stalked via freeloaders, saddled with scientific problems, and naturally susceptible to displaying off, maximum pro athletes get stunned by harsh economic realities after years of living the high lifestyles. Drawing highly susceptible confessions from retired stars like Jamal Mashburn, Bernie Kosar, and Andre Rison, as well as Marvin Miller, the former executive director of the MLB Players Association, this charming documentary digs into the psychology of guys whose aggressive nature contains them to victory on the sector and break off it. TFF Alum Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys) paints a complex image of the numerous forces that drain athletes’ financial institution accounts, placing a number of the blame at the tradition at large at the same time as nevertheless maintaining those giants liable for their own hubris. A story of the darkish side of success, Broke is an allegory for the economic woes haunting economies and individuals all over the world. tt2181824

Original title Broke
IMDb Rating 6.8 287 votes
TMDb Rating 7.3 6 votes

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Billy Corben
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