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Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | TV Movie 16 February 2013
A look at the life and music of singer Beyonce Knowles.

Directors:

Beyoncé (as Beyoncé Knowles), Ed Burke | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Beyoncé (as Beyoncé Knowles), Ilan Y. Benatar (as Ilan Benatar) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Beyoncé ... Herself (as Beyoncé Knowles)
Ilan Y. Benatar Ilan Y. Benatar ... Himself, interviewer (as Ilan Benatar)
Ebony Knowles Ebony Knowles ... Herself (archive footage)
Solange ... Herself (archive footage) (as Solange Knowles)
Mathew Knowles Mathew Knowles ... Himself, Beyoncé Knowles' father (archive footage)
Kelly Rowland ... Herself (archive footage)
Michelle Williams ... Herself (archive footage)
Juelz Knowles Juelz Knowles ... Himself, Beyoncé Knowles's nephew
Jay Z ... Himself (as Jay-Z)
Champion Champion ... Himself, Mozambican dancer
Mario Mario ... Himself, Mozambican dancer
Tina Lawson Tina Lawson ... Herself, Beyoncé Knowles' mother (as Tina Knowles)
Laurent Bourgeois Laurent Bourgeois ... Himself, dancer
Larry Bourgeois Larry Bourgeois ... Himself, dancer
Kimmie Gipson Kimmie Gipson ... Herself, dancer
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A look at the life and music of singer Beyonce Knowles.

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English

Release Date:

16 February 2013 (USA) See more »

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Beyoncé: A Vida Não é Mais que um Sonho See more »

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A shallow documentary with no real insight in Beyonce's personal life
23 February 2013 | by arelis-852-329586See all my reviews

Had they gone into Beyonce's upbringing, childhood and family more, it could have been interesting. But, it is really sanitized, obviously left out anything for the public to learn about the real Beyonce. If this is truly a documentary about her true life, well then she is incredibly boring. The opposite purpose of what documentaries are supposed to be about. Jay Z comes off a bit lame. She comes off as a bit annoying because she goes on about how she is the verdict of her Grandmaother's prayers, and too much on her connection with God. If they added something a general person can relate to that would have helped, but the director can't be very proud of this one. If he is, he doesn't have much to offer moving forward


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