A director of comedies (Liar, Liar, Bruce Almighty) , Tom Shadyac, has a cycling accident which brings him close to death and emerges from the experience with a new determination to make films that show what’s wrong with our world and what we can do about it. Readers here would probably see the hand of destiny in those events. Thanks to Genele.
The Youtube intro says:
“A prismatic and probing exploration of our world, what’s wrong with it, and what we can do to make it better, represents Tom Shadyac’s first foray into non-fiction following a career as one of Hollywood’s leading comedy practitioners, with such successful titles as ‘Ace Ventura,’ ‘Liar Liar,’ and ‘Bruce Almighty’ to his credit. I AM recounts what happened to the filmmaker after a cycling accident left him incapacitated, possibly for good. Though he ultimately recovered, he emerged a changed man. Disillusioned with life on the A-list, he sold his house, moved to a mobile home community, and decided to start life anew.”
Shadyac answers questions about the film:
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