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The film tells the bizarre story of Elliot 'White Lightning' Scott, who plans on becoming Canada's first kung fu action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight.

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Elliot "White Lightning" Scott plans on becoming Canada's first action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight. This surreal documentary captures two years in the lives of a passionate amateur filmmaker, his supportive partner Linda, and their outrageous cast-all trying to realize their dreams. With everyone's hopes and dreams pinned on Elliot, this comedic-drama unfolds into a shocking and complex examination of how we lie to ourselves. Written by Anonymous

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What starts off as a charming little documentary ends as something completely different
23 October 2015 | by (Edinbruhhh) – See all my reviews

I'm not gonna spoil anything, but this documentary film starts off as a funny and charming look at a pretty delusional guy who thinks he's gonna be the next Jean Claude Van Dame who makes movies with his girlfriend.

All that might sound innocent enough but they throw you one heck of a twist at you one hour in that will make you look at the whole thing in a completely different light, like a total 360 degree change to the point that you're left thinking 'could this be real?'.

But they say that the truth is usually stranger than fiction, and if that is true than this could be the very testament of that.

I kinda hope that it was all a hoax in all honesty, and that it is some sort of satire on documentaries to show how easily manipulated they are and how you can portray 'reality' from many different points of views to get your desired idea across.

Yeah, this was one of the most bizarre things I've seen in a long long long time, and I was a bit disturbed in the end in all honesty.

I guess that in itself makes it recommendable.


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