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The Resource Sling blade, a Miramax Films release ; The Shooting Gallery ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, (DVD videorecording)

Sling blade, a Miramax Films release ; The Shooting Gallery ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Sling blade
Title
Sling blade
Statement of responsibility
a Miramax Films release ; The Shooting Gallery ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Barry Markowitz ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; music, Daniel Lanois
Intended audience
This feature contains material that is inappropriate for children under 17. Parental discretion is strongly advised
Language note
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles, subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, Robert Duvall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-2003
  • 1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosser, Brandon
  • Bushell, David L
  • Thornton, Billy Bob
  • Yoakam, Dwight
  • Walsh, J. T
  • Ritter, John
  • Black, Lucas
  • Canerday, Natalie
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Miramax Films
  • Shooting Gallery (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
148
Series statement
Miramax Films Award-Winning Collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Murder
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Sling blade, a Miramax Films release ; The Shooting Gallery ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9780788853388
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398138013
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
035004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727806508
  • (OCoLC)ocn727806508
  • 558847
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sling blade, a Miramax Films release ; The Shooting Gallery ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Isbn
9780788853388
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398138013
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
035004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727806508
  • (OCoLC)ocn727806508
  • 558847
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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