Way Of The Morris
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As quintessentially homegrown as a game of cricket or a plate of fish-and-chips, Morris dancing is one of Englands most ancient roots traditions. And yet to your average man on the street, its seen as little more than a national joke. And a bad national joke at that. Something to ridicule. Something to be embarrassed about. Things have always been a little different for actor and filmmaker Tim Plester. Tim hails from a family of Morris dancers, and was raised in the quiet North Oxfordshire village of Adderbury; a community with a proud and fertile dancing history stretching back through the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"An undeniably charming film about morris dancing that, despite its jokey title, turns out to be a very personal essay-meditation on identity and tradition."
‑ Andrew Pulver, Guardian
"An enchanting traipse through England's green and pleasant land that shares some fascinating insights into this proud folk tradition. You'll never laugh at another Morris dancer again."
‑ David Parkinson, Empire Magazine
"The film feels like an instructive and instinctive dip into something mysterious and tense."
‑ Antonia Quirke, Financial Times
"It's a meandering, idyllic and odd family history that feels like a sleepy Sunday walk in the country."
‑ Paul M. Bradshaw, Total Film
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