• Jig (2011)


Release Date: June 17th, 2011

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2011

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Thousands of dancers, their families and coaches descend upon Glasgow, Scotland, for the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships.

Cast: John Carey, Joe Bitter, Suzanne Coyle, Claire Greaney, Simona Mauriello, Shane McAvinchey, Brogan McKay, Julia O'Rourke

Director: Sue Bourne

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Wellpark Scotland

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Mark FeeneyBoston Globe

    Jig is involving, if at times overly slick. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film's inability to illuminate the finer points of the rigid form, to define what separates the great from the good, proves frustrating for the outsider. show more

  • 63
    Paul SchrodtSlant Magazine

    Jig doesn't twist itself into the self-important, exploitative think piece on youth ambition that Spellbound was, but it does convincingly suggest that its subjects are in it for more than sport. show more

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