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So, a thank you to whomever nominated this film. I'd never seen it before, and it will certainly get a high ranking from me. It's my first Burnett film; alas, I didn't seize the opportunity to watch Killer of Sheep back when Netflix was a mailing service and it would've been easily watchable. The film creates such interesting dichotomies between pre-Christian black spirituality (are those Gullah traditions?) and black church practice, between labor and sloth, and the two brothers who are a sort of Cain and Abel. I suppose it's an allegory/parable/metaphor (or to use Ken's old term, all