White Lightnin' (2009)
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Critic Reviews for White Lightnin'
There's a crazy-dirty energy to White Lightnin' that's rarely seen in films, a raw beauty and awfulness that's both scary and exciting.
This debut British feature weaves sundry biographical details into an awkward cross-hatch of oblique celluloid portrait and backwoods horror thriller.
Merging real-life events and unbridled fiction, writers (and co-producers) Shane Smith and Eddy Moretti have crafted a bold, nightmarish tale of Southern darkness...
Dominic Murphy's pseudo-biopic is as visually assured as it is audacious, but behind the slickly edited imagery, the debutant's storytelling is exposed by shallow characterisation.
From its bleakly comic beginning to its fire-and-brimstone ending, this artful trailer-trash quasi-biopic will set your heart pounding and your feet tapping.
Audience Reviews for White Lightnin'
By far the best crazy,tap dancing,hillbilly drug movie of all time. Crazy independent movie that my brother told me to watch. Not for everyone,but I liked it.
Very strange, completely psychotic man. Very strange, completely psychotic movie.
White Lightnin' Quotes
|Jesco White:||There's a time when you've lived in your own head for too long, that ya'll have the privilege to go insane.|
|Jesco White:||Sooner or later I'd do something evil and get sent right back in.|
|Jesco White:||You'll be running for three days and not be able to come down.|