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Fudged or not, 'Kung Fu Elliot' is amusing take on a big dream
Fudged or not, 'Kung Fu Elliot' is amusing take on a big dream

The already murky parameters of contemporary reality filmmaking are further fudged in "Kung Fu Elliot," an entertaining documentary following two years in the life of an idealistic amateur filmmaker intent on becoming Canada's first action hero. With a pair of Ed Wood-type productions under his belt, self-proclaimed karate champion Elliot Scott is convinced his latest micro-budgeted epic, "Blood Fight," will make him the Chuck Norris of Halifax, Nova Scotia. His considerably older, world-weary girlfriend, Linda Lum, doesn't exactly buy into the dream, but she's there to lend the financial and organizational support necessary to help keep it alive, to...

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