Dancing Outlaw

1991, NR, 101 min. Directed by Jacob Young.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Tue., Oct. 1, 2002

Dancing Outlaw

Jacob Young is one of the most provocative documentarists working today. This West Virginian’s knack for finding unusual subjects is only equaled by his talent for showcasing them through the lens of his penetrating curiosity. The "Dancing Outlaw” series have become cult classics; they feature Jesco White, the son of a famous Appalachian clogger who tries to carry on his father’s legacy. It has been described as “John Waters meets Tennessee Williams." See "King of the Hillbillies," May 7, 1999, for an interview with Jacob Young.

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