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Title Killer of sheep [videorecording] / produced, written, and directed by Charles Burnett.

Imprint Harrington Park, NJ : Milestone Film & Video, 2007.

Call No.PN1997.K556 K556 2007 2 videodiscs in one container. Circulation Desk
LocationMoore Video

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 Moore Video  PN1997.K556 K556 2007    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 DVDs (81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Milestone cinematheque
Milestone cinematheque.
System Details DVDs, Dolby digital mono.
Cast Henry Gayle Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett, Eugene Cherry, Jack Drummond.
Note "The Charles Burnett collection"--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Features: feature film "My brother's wedding" original 1983 and 2007 director's cut, three short films: Several friends (1969), The horse (1973), and When it rains (1995), new short on Hurricane Katrina "Quiet as kept" (2007), Killer of sheep commentary track with Charles Burnett and Richard Pena, documentary with cast of Killer of sheep and the film's archivist, Ross Lipman, Killer of sheep trailer, liner notes by film critic Armond White.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Of Use For private home use only.
Summary Set in the Watts community in Los Angeles, a sensitive African American man finds himself numbed by his work in a slaughterhouse.
Contents [Disc 1]: Main feature, Killer of sheep ; Several friends ; The horse ; When it rains -- [Disc 2]: My brother's wedding ; Quiet as kept.
Credits Director, Charles Burnett.
Subject Slaughtering and slaughter-houses -- Drama.
Quality of work life -- Drama.
Despair -- Drama.
African American men -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Burnett, Charles, 1944-
Sanders, Henry G. (Henry Gale), 1942-
Moore, Kaycee.
Bracy, Charles.
Added Title My brother's wedding (Motion picture)
Several friends (Motion picture)
Horse (Motion picture)
When it rains (Motion picture)
Quiet as kept (Motion picture)
ISBN 1933920068
Standard No. 784148010748
Music No. MILE00107 Milestone Film & Video