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Sling blade / a Miramax Films release ; producers Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD SLING (Text) 79361000096409 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa SLING (Text) 76383000443040 Movies Checked out 05/25/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F SLI (Text) 34330513068420 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library DVD SLI (Text) 71561000137272 DVDs Reshelving -
Newton Co PL - Morocco Community Library DVD SLI (Text) 71561000137249 NWPLMDVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Director's cut ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax ; [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features: Sling Blade director's cut; feature commentary with writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Barry Markowitz ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; music, Daniel Lanois.
Participant or Performer Note:
Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, Robert Duvall.
Summary, etc.:
Mildly retarded killer Karl Childers is released from a mental hospital, where he was placed for killing his mother and her lover, after 25 years.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong language, including descriptions of violent and sexual behavior
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award (1996): Best Adapted Screenplay.
Subject: People with mental disabilities > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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