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Author: Billy Bob ThorntonBrandon RosserDavid L BushellDwight YoakamJ T WalshAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Miramax collector's series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special ed., director's cutView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Bob Thornton; Brandon Rosser; David L Bushell; Dwight Yoakam; J T Walsh; John Ritter; Lucas Black; Natalie Canerday; Jim Hampton; Robert Duvall; Miramax Films.; Shooting Gallery (Firm); Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788853384 9780788853388
OCLC Number: 60504525
Language Note: Closed-captioned; English soundtrack, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: DVD release of the 1996 motion picture.
"Exclusive director's cut"--Container.
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.
Credits: Director of photography, Barry Markowitz ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; original music, Daniel Lanois.
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, James Hampton, Robert Duvall.
Awards: Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions, NTSC, region 1, dual layer.
Contents: Disc 1: Special features: Sling Blade director's cut; feature commentary with writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton. Disc 2: Mr. Thornton goes to Hollywood; bravo profiles: Billy Bob Thornton; 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: 1. Billy Bob at Work, 2. Doyle's Band: The Johnsons, 3. Doyle Gets Pummeled; "Doyle's Dead" --
with introduction by Billy Bob Thornton; Sling Blade reviews.
Series Title: Miramax collector's series.
Other Titles: Sling blade (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; [presented by] the Shooting Gallery ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton ; producers, Brandon Rosser, David L. Bushell.

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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.

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