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The “I Am” documentary series doesn’t have it easy, offered less than 90 minutes to cover the entire lives of their subjects, with many of these people in possession of incredible personal histories. After installments such as “I Am Richard Pryor” and “I Am MLK Jr.” comes “I Am Patrick Swayze,” which arrives on the 10th anniversary of his death. With Swayze, there’s plenty of ground to cover, with the man a dancer, a cowboy, a singer, and an actor, filling a full life of achievements and desires. Director Adrian Buitenhuis (“I Am Paul Walker,” “I Am Sam Kinison”) encounters yet another challenge of storytelling, faced with the enormity of Swayze’s accomplishments and the lasting magic of his presence. While it’s unfortunate there’s not more time to dig into the details of Swayze’s experience, Buitenhuis gets most of the way there, supporting his picture with engaged and emotional interviews with family, friends, and co-workers who have a lot to say about the late star. Read the rest at 


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