Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, “the dancing outlaw”. After his father’s death, crazy Jesco dons his father’s tap shoes and takes his show on the road.
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‘White Lightnin’ stands midway between a bad trip and a depression. What a raw bitterness and misery. And the brimstone sermons between the scenes are also not really cheerful. White’s outbursts of anger are very intense. The complete unpredictability of his character is strongly acted. Although White commits one atrocity after another, he remains to get continuously your sympathy.
a very crazy, violent & emotional movie about a lonely & depraved kid/young man..! this film is very weird & also totally thrilling the whole time - great acting work !!! and the chili blow-job was pretty funny..!