SWEET LADY WITH THE NASTY VOICE, THE (2007) [feature]

USA (MIFF 2008 , Backbeat)

“You can hear lots of rocking girl singers who owe an unconscious debt to a woman like Wanda [Jackson]. She was standing up on stage with a guitar in her hand while other gals were still asking, ‘How much is that doggy in the window?''' - Elvis Costello

Over a two-year period, filmmakers Joanne Fish and Vincent Kralyevich hit the road with Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, who once dated Elvis Presley and who continues touring tirelessly at age 70. Featuring rare footage and interviews with rock immortals like Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Lemmy Kilmister from Motörhead and Slim Jim Phantom from the Stray Cats, this documentary salutes an inimitable female vanguard in the male-dominated arena of rock ‘n' roll. “Wanda unsuspectingly empowered female rockers to be in control, to be sexy.” - filmmaker Joanne Fish --- D/P Vincent Kralyevich, Joanne Fish S Vincent Kralyevich WS William Hunt L English TD digibeta/2007/72mins

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