KILLER OF SHEEP [Import]
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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. The film offers no solutions; it merely presents life -- sometimes hauntingly bleak, sometimes filled with transcendent joy and gentle humor.
"A masterpiece. One of the most insightful and authentic dramas about African-American life on film. One of the finest American films, period." -- Dave Kehr, INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE
"An American masterpiece, independent to the bone." -- Manohla Dargis, NY TIMES
"see it again and again" -- Ann Hornaday, WASHINGTON POST
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Like the equally-frustrating--but aesthetically pleasing--recent edition of "I Am Cuba", Milestone has released fine-quality transfers of these significant and previously-unavailable films; however, they have shown customers little respect by packaging them in a way which compromises the DVDs themselves.
The DVDs are stuck into--truly--the tightest pouches of a cardboard DVD case. Not only were the DVDs slid in once by the manufacturer--scratching the playing surfaces--but you must pull them out with some effort from the too-tight pouches to view them, thus scratching them again. For the price of this product, a standard plastic (double) snapcase would be reasonable to expect and much more secure storage.
Unfortunately, this is the only way to purchase "Killer of Sheep". I suggest pulling out the DVD's carefully and then placing them in another DVD case to prevent further desecration with subsequent viewings.