Killer of Sheep. 1977. USA. Directed by Charles Burnett. With Henry G. Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett, Eugene Cherry, Jack Drummond. 83 min.
Burnett's seminal indie film, about a family man dealing with financial problems and a dreary job in a slaughterhouse, is a vérité portrayal of life's moments of bleakness and joy.