• Greek Title Το Άλογο
  • Original Title The Horse
  • Year: 1973
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: USA
  • Duration: 14'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Charles Burnett
  • Cinematography: Ian Conner
  • Editing: Charles Burnett
  • Music / Score: Charles Morrison
  • Cast: Gordon Houston, Maury Wright, Gary Morrin, Roger Collins
  • Production: Charles Burnett
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: English
  • Format: Μη διαθέσιμη πληροφορία
  • Subtitles: Greek
  • Print Source: Milestone Film & Video

Charles Burnett employs a sparse lyricism in this haunting coming-of-age tale about an African American boy tending to a horse that is to be put down.

Charles Burnett

Charles Burnett is a writer-director whose work has received extensive honors. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, his family soon moved to the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Burnett studied creative writing at UCLA before entering the University’s graduate film program. His thesis project, “Killer of Sheep” (1977), won accolades at film festivals and a critical devotion; in 1990, it was among the first titles named to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry.

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