Sling Blade
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Edition
Special edition, director's cut.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
786936239096

Notes

General Note
DVD release of the 1996 motion picture.
General Note
"Exclusive director's cut"--Container.
General Note
Special features: disc 1: Sling Blade director's cut; feature commentary with writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton; disc 2: 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.
Participants/Performers
Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, James Hampton, 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.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions, NTSC, region 1, dual layer.
Language
Closed-captioned; English soundtrack, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Awards
Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Thornton, B. B., Rosser, B., Bushell, D. L., Yoakam, D., Walsh, J. T., Ritter, J., Black, L., Canerday, N., Hampton, J., & Duvall, R. (2005). Sling Blade. Special edition, director's cut. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Miramax.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Billy Bob. Thornton et al.. 2005. Sling Blade. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Miramax.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Billy Bob. Thornton et al., Sling Blade. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Miramax, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thornton, Billy Bob., et al. Sling Blade. Special edition, director's cut. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Miramax, 2005. 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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