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Watch: Terrence Malick Dances To Country Western Music Just Like Regular People

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist November 18, 2012 at 2:51PM

Press shy, mercurial and often leaving his actors a bit baffled (just ask Ben Affleck, Richard Gere or Christopher Plummer), it's often hard to get a read on just who Terrence Malick is. Eccentric genius? Reclusive philosopher? Well, while that is open for speculation, the oddball facts about Malick are a bit more fun to toss around, such as his apparent love for "Zoolander." What else does he like? Dancing.
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Terrence Malick Christian Bale set photo

Press shy, mercurial and often leaving his actors a bit baffled (just ask Ben Affleck, Richard Gere or Christopher Plummer), it's often hard to get a read on just who Terrence Malick is. Eccentric genius? Reclusive philosopher? Well, while that is open for speculation, the oddball facts about Malick are a bit more fun to toss around, such as his apparent love for "Zoolander." What else does he like? Dancing.

Thanks to the wonder (ha!) of the interwebs, a brief video has surfaced of Malick doing some country western dancing just like regular people. That's right, the Rhodes Scholar and Harvard philosophy major likes to unwind in your local country dive bar, getting down and dancing. We'll buy you a pitcher any time, Terry. Watch below. 

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