By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated March 09, 2011 at 05:00 AM EST

Tom Shadyac, rich and famous from making blockbuster Jim Carrey comedies like Bruce Almighty, survived a cycling accident that nearly killed him. Now he sees the world differently, and he wants to share the good word in an earnest, lumpy macramé of a personal nonfiction project (I Am): Love is all you need, people! It’s time to downsize and skip the private jet! Spiritually rejuvenated, he’s still happy to show off his former gigundo mansion as he travels around interviewing philosophical smarties. They agree: Love is all you need. Then they hug. C