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Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Clean sports documentary is inspiring but a little bland.

Movie NR 2012 59 minutes
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This inspiring sports documentary is short and sweet but feels a bit shallow. We do get to see an inside look at Usain Bolt's daily life, following him and his entourage as they prepare for the 2012 Olympics, but most of the coverage feels pretty superficial. Bolt lives a pretty clean life and comes from a loving and stable background, which makes for a wholesome but somewhat bland documentary.

Sports fans will be wowed and inspired by Bolt's amazing speed and tireless work ethic. Parents will appreciate how Bolt never blames anyone for his mistakes but works hard to overcome them. Still, young kids or those not very interested in sports may be a bit bored by the documentary.

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