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JIG

by Sue Bourne

synopsis

A 90 minute feature documentary telling the compelling story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships. Thousands of dancers, their families and teachers from around the globe descend on Glasgow, Scotland for a drama-filled seven days. Wigs, make-up, tans, diamantes and dresses costing thousands of pounds combined with blood, sweat and tears: 364 days of incredibly hard work and practice for just a few tense minutes on stage. From little ten year-olds upwards they're all competing to win a coveted World Title.

international title: Jig
original title: Jig
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Bankside Films
year: 2011
genre: documentary
directed by: Sue Bourne
release date: UK 06/05/2011, FR 30/11/2011
cinematography by: Joe Russell
film editing: Colin Monie
music: Patrick Doyle
producer: Grant McKee
production: Wellpark Productions
distributor: Arrow Film Distributors, DistriB Films
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