Jig Movie Review

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This documentary is a very enjoyable foray into the world of competitive Irish dancing that really shows the hard work and years of dedication that it takes to be a top dancer.

I was especially charmed by shy John Whitehurst and chatty Brogan McKay, two of the younger competitors the documentary follows, but as far as the dancing goes, the star of the film is John’s idol and training partner Joe Bitter, an American teenager who moved to England with his parents to train with former world champion John Carey. Joe delivers a set dance at the end that will knock the socks off even casual fans.

My rating: (4 / 5)


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