The Killing Floor

The Killing Floor

Bill Duke
 Cast: Bill Duke
Bill Duke
, Bill Bremer
Bill Bremer
, Clarence Felder
Clarence Felder
, Moses Gunn
Moses Gunn

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Don't pass up The Killing Floor on the mistaken notion that the film is a western shoot-em-up or cop drama. The title refers to that special area in the Chicago stockyards where the cattle are slaughtered (yes, we know: yeccch. But it happens). The story relates the true-life attempts to set up an interracial union at the stockyards during World War II. Nothing happens in the film that is not logical or understandable, so don't expect a last minute mano-y-mano duel fought with meat cleavers or some such. Well (and sometimes graphically) produced for PBS' American Playhouse, The Killing Floor stars Damien Leake as a southern black sharecropper seeking a better life in Chicago.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/24/2020
UPC: 0850003924953
Original Release: 1984
Source: Film Movement
Region Code: 0
Sound: [stereo, Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:58:00
Sales rank: 28,305

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