• Released
  • July 13, 2005
  • NR , 1 hr 24 min
  • Documentary
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Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus Synopsis
Country musician Jim White explores his heritage via a backroads tour of the Deep South.

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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
A travelogue unlike any other.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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A beautifully shot and edited film that treats its subjects fairly.
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70

Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Made for the BBC, this travelogue of America's southern backwoods is both blessed and cursed by its fascination with the colorful--lively...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Crust
Delightfully demented.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A movie about identity that can't quite pinpoint its own, Andrew Douglas' road-trip documentary about the Deep South does eventually...
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
White's take on southern life is no more "real" than the stereotypes he's trying to disrupt, just cooler.
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60

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
A lovely, faintly sinister travelogue.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Ultimately fails to illuminate its subject, though it does offer some evocative moments and terrific music along the way.
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38

New York Post

By the time White gets around to condescending remarks... the film has become a sort of BBC "Hee Haw," meant to reassure Brits and New...
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20

Film Threat

By Phil Hall
Tiresome, trite and choked with every lousy Dixie-fried stereotype imaginable.
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Rated NR