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Physical Desc
1 blu-ray disc (approximately 135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
General Note
Special features: interactive menus; scene selection; Sling Blade director's cut; 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; original music, Daniel Lanois.
Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter.
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.
System Details
Blu-ray; regions A, B and C; Dolby Digital DTS-HD Master Audio; 1080p high definition; widescreen 16x9 (1.85:1).
System Details
Requires Blu-ray player.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
English (5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio) or Spanish (2.0 Dolby Digital) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned; English soundtrack, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Thornton, B. B., Rosser, B., Bushell, D. L., Yoakam, D., Ritter, J., Walsh, J. T., & Markowitz, B. (2010). Sling blade (Blu-ray.). Miramax Films :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Billy Bob. Thornton et al.. 2010. Sling Blade. [Burbank, CA]: Miramax Films.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Billy Bob. Thornton et al.. Sling Blade [Burbank, CA]: Miramax Films, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thornton, Billy Bob., et al. Sling Blade Blu-ray., Miramax Films :, 2010.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. 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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