THE BOOTLEG FILES: “KILLER OF SHEEP”

BOOTLEG FILES 026: “Killer of Sheep” (1977 no-budget indie from Charles Burnett).

LAST SEEN: Turns up occasionally in non-theatrical screenings.

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: None.

REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: Problems in clearing the rights to the music used in the film.

CHANCES OF SEEING A HOME VIDEO/DVD RELEASE: Milestone Film & Video, which has the rights to the fully restored version of the film, is working to bring this into official release.

BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: Plentiful, albeit from pre-restored 16mm prints.

Get the rest of the story in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “KILLER OF SHEEP”>>>




Posted on April 9, 2004 in Bootleg Files, Features by

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