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(Jun 15, 2005)
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Included in the DANCING OUTLAW DVD:
- The OriginalDANCING OUTLAW Director's Edition, 60 minutes (Includes the original Outtakes, 30 minutes
- The Original DANCING OUTLAW II: Jesco Goes To Hollywood, 30 minutes
This unscripted, strikingly unique documentary film, is a revealing portrait of the nearly extinct "Hillbilly" culture that focuses on Mountain Dancer Jesco White's uphill battle against abject poverty, drug abuse, petty crime and mental instability. In his struggle to live up to his father's legacy as the finest mountain dancer in Appalachia, he leans on Jesus, Elvis Presley, and his wife, Norma Jean.
DANCING OUTLAW has screened at several major events, including the Sundance Film Festival.
Winner of 7 major awards, including:
Best Public Television Program
1992 Emmy Award
American Film Institute Award.
"Dancing Outlaw is" "a cult screen legend" and "a white trash classic!" -- Film Threat, August 9, 2003
DANCING OUTLAW is on the "Core List", a "short list of best and brightest works of non-feature videos". -- American Library Association
John Waters meets Tennessee Williams. -- London Independent
Oxford American Magazine lists DANCING OUTLAW as one of the "13 Essential Southern Documentaries". -- Oxford American Magazine, Southern Movie Issue, Winter 2002
This titanic 1991 documentary spawned a thousand late-night "dude, you've GOT to see this" sessions, and for good reason. -- The Stranger, Vol 12 No. 9, Nov 14 - Nov 20 2002
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