- 1990 Sundance Film Festival
Sunlight and Three Pickup Men for Herrick represent two-thirds of what I thought my first feature film was going to be . . . The missing one-third of what I thought was going to be my grand film debut was called A King. I made it at the same time I made the other two, but somewhere in my travels it got lost.” writes Melvin Van Peebles. These two exploratory pieces indicate the direction of stories that would interest Van Peebles from then on and show from the start his determination to create films on his own terms.
— Betsy McLane
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