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The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2009)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 5 May 2010 (USA)
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A year in the life of the White family, well known for Jesco White, the star of the "Dancing Outlaw" documentary.

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Credited cast:
J. Parker Bazzle II J. Parker Bazzle II ... Himself
Big & Rich Big & Rich ... Themselves
Ponty's Camper Ponty's Camper ... Themselves
Derek Wayne Castle Derek Wayne Castle ... Himself
Francis M. Curnutte III Francis M. Curnutte III ... Himself
Charles Green Charles Green ... Himself
Billy Hastings Billy Hastings ... Himself
Peter Hendricks Peter Hendricks ... Himself
Jay Hill Jay Hill ... Himself
Kentucky Headhunters Kentucky Headhunters ... Themselves
Adam Messer Adam Messer ... Himself
Chris Messer Chris Messer ... Himself
Rodney Miller Rodney Miller ... Himself
Brandon Poe Brandon Poe ... Himself
Steve Setzer Steve Setzer ... Himself
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Shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing , drug dealing, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing - what do these all have in common? These are just a few of the parts of being a member of the Wild and Wonderful White Family. The legendary family is as known for their wild, excessive criminal ways as they are for their famous mountain dancing members, including Jesco White, the star of the cult classic documentary "Dancing Outlaw." Exploring both the comic and tragic sides of life on the other side of the law, this stylish, fast-paced family portrait exposes the powerful forces of corruption, poverty, and West Virginia's environmentally and culturally devastating coal mining culture that helped shape the White family, a dying breed of outlaws preserving a dying form of dance. Written by Anonymous

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5 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Whiten perhe - elävänä tai kuolleena See more »

Filming Locations:

West Virginia, USA

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Features Different Drummer: Dancing Outlaw (1991) See more »

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Sick, Sober, and Sorry
Written by Tex Atchison & Eddie Hazelwood
Performed by Lefty Frizzell with Johnny Boyd
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Wonderful Depiction of a Dysfunctional Clan
13 August 2011 | by BobbyGSee all my reviews

You really can't imagine anyone doing a much better job depicting this scourge on society. I've watched this three times and showed it to friends. No one seems to be able to turn away from the Whites.

Being born into that family is an incredible handicap. Life really isn't fair for some people from the git-go, especially those who are addicted to drugs in the womb.

Also, we all aren't created equal, because although crafty, the Whites are completely dim and dysfunctional in their outlook towards life. The sad thing is that there are many people like the Whites in America; leeches on the rest of us, sucking the lifeblood out of this country.


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