Bless Their Little Hearts. 1983. USA. Directed by Billy Woodberry. Screenplay and cinematography by Charles Burnett. With Nate Hardman, Kaycee Moore. 35mm. 80 min.
An extended, improvised scene of marital devastation is at the center of Bless Their Little Hearts, the only narrative feature from director Billy Woodberry. Nate Hardman and Kaycee Moore give extraordinary performances as a husband and wife grappling with domestic issues, pervasive poverty, and infidelity in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Filmmaker Charles Burnett wrote the screenplay and shot the film.