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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.

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Available copies

  • 11 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Series Information

Miramax collector's series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main DVD Sling Blade (Text) 840191002188820 Movies - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA SLI (Text) 33187002763833 Digital Video Disc Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett DVD SLI (Text) 30010170643079 DVD Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD 876 SLIN (Text) 39213000481998 Adult DVDs Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c SLING (Text) 78294000234733 DVD Available -
Osgood PL - Milan Branch DVD SLI NR (Text) 39692000908391 AV Area Available -
Osgood PL - Osgood Main Library DVD SLI R (Text) 39692000908177 AV Area Available -
Paoli PL - Paoli DVD S (2 Discs) (Text) All Discs 79593000033122 DVD - Rated R Checked out 11/07/2018
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library DVD SLI #2697 (Text) 70621000207128 DVD Available -
Peru PL - Peru REF DVD S (Text) 53069000166174 REFERENCE Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788853384
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax ; [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
"Exclusive director's cut"
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; 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.
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:
Unrated.
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.
Subject: Mental retardation > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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