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Logline 141 - Big Buddha

A sports reporter interviews a former mixed martial arts champion who retired to a Buddhist monastery, trying to discover why he left fame and fortune for obscurity in a foreign country. He shares the story of how he had grown bored of his victories, and was intrigued by the some what exotic claims of the monks, who used martial arts not for combat, but for enlightenment. As he explains his journey from skepticism to belief, the reporter finds herself pulled down the same path.