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I Am (Oct-2010)

Director: Tom Shadyac

Writer: Tom Shadyac

Keywords: Documentary

Documentary follows film director Tom Shadyac's recovery from a bicycle accident and subsequent journey of self-discovery.

Using his struggles with post-concussion syndrome following a 2007 bicycle accident in Virginia as a frame of reference, I Am follows director Tom Shadyac's soul-searching mission to investigate what he terms "the world's ever-growing addiction to materialism", utilizing interviews with a panoply of scientists, environmentalists, and New Age philosophers to build upon and validate his worldview.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Noam Chomsky
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
Tom Shadyac
Film Director
11-Dec-1958   Bruce Almighty
Desmond Tutu
7-Oct-1931   Archbishop of Cape Town
Howard Zinn
24-Aug-1922 27-Jan-2010 A People's History of the United States


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