Sling blade
(DVD)

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Published
Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2011].
ISBN
0788853384, 9780788853388
Rating
This feature contains material that is inappropriate for children under 17. Parental discretion is strongly advised.
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Format
DVD
Edition
Director's cut.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
0031398138013, 031398138013

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
General Note
Special features: feature commentary with writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton; Mr. Thornton goes to Hollywood; Billy Bob Thornton (Bravo Profiles); a roundtable discussion with Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, Mickey Jones and producer David Bushell; a conversation with Billy Bob Thornton and Robert Duvall; a conversation with Robert Duvall; a conversation with Billy Bob Thornton and composer Daniel Lanois; The return of Karl; On the Set (Billy Bob at work, Doyle's band, the Johnsons, Doyle gets pummeled); "Doyle's dead"; Sling Blade reviews.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Barry Markowitz ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; music, Daniel Lanois.
Participants/Performers
Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, Robert Duvall.
Description
After 25 years, mildly retarded killer Karl Childers is released from the mental hospital where he was placed for killing his mother and her lover. He gets a job and is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother, but his newfound peace is shattered by the mother's abusive boyfriend.
Target Audience
This feature contains material that is inappropriate for children under 17. Parental discretion is strongly advised.
System Details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles, subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards
Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay.
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DVD
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rosser, B., Bushell, D. L., Thornton, B. B., Yoakam, D., Walsh, J. T., Ritter, J., Black, L., Canerday, N., & Duvall, R. (2011). Sling blade. Director's cut. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brandon. Rosser et al.. 2011. Sling Blade. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brandon. Rosser et al., Sling Blade. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rosser, Brandon., et al. Sling Blade. Director's cut. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2011. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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