TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU, a feature documentary film about internationally renowned life and business strategist Tony Robbins, is a revelatory cinéma vérité film that goes behind ...
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TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU, a feature documentary film about internationally renowned life and business strategist Tony Robbins, is a revelatory cinéma vérité film that goes behind the scenes of his mammoth seminar "Date With Destiny," attended by over 2,500 people in Boca Raton, Florida, each year, to give an insider look at how one man can affect millions. Granted never before seen access to the behind the scenes modus operandi of this enormous event, this film captures both the immense effort of producing this live seminar, as well as the life-changing transformations of the participants in real time. Embedding with Tony Robbins and his team over the course of six days, Academy Award nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger turns an unflinching eye on Tony Robbins' powerful and uncompromising approach to achieving success, ensuring the attendees leave "Date With Destiny" with new perspective on the forces, thoughts, and feelings that motivate their behavior and help them take ...Written by
I have an MA degree in documentary making (yes there is a course lol!) and this film is not a 'documentary'. It's an advertisement. There's no critical assessment to the subject matter. Things are just accepted at face value and that's where credibility is lost. Basically, it's a pro-positive fluff piece that doesn't dig deep. I've given it at 4 as it was filmed well and it's interesting to see the background to his workshops; however, to call this a documentary in the traditional sense is just wrong.
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