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Killer of Sheep
Killer of Sheep
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KILLER OF SHEEP

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Directed by Charles Burnett
United States, 1978
Drama

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Filmmaker Charles Burnett’s 1978 feature-length film debut and student diploma film, Killer of Sheep, examines the black Los Angeles ghetto of Watts in the mid-1970s through the eyes of Stan, a sensitive dreamer who is growing detached and numb from the psychic toll of working at a slaughterhouse.

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Synopsis

Filmmaker Charles Burnett’s 1978 feature-length film debut and student diploma film, Killer of Sheep, examines the black Los Angeles ghetto of Watts in the mid-1970s through the eyes of Stan, a sensitive dreamer who is growing detached and numb from the psychic toll of working at a slaughterhouse.

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