Sling Blade DVD
Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J. T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, James Hampton, Robert Duvall, Rick Dial, Brent Briscoe, Christy Ward, Sarah Boss
Directed by Billy Bob Thornton
Thriller starring Billy Bob Thornton as Karl Childers, a mildly retarded man who has spent most of his life in a mental institution.
When Karl was 12-years-old, he discovered his mother making love to a man he'd never seen before.
He snapped and killed them both. Released from the institution as a result of budget cuts, Karl says he has learnt his lesson and ends up in a small town where he's befriended by Frank (Lucas Black), the son of a widowed mother who sees the eccentric but open-hearted Karl as a kindred spirit.
Frank's mother, Linda (Natalie Canerday), also takes a liking to Karl and lets him stay with them after he gets a job at a fix-it shop.
However, Karl also meets Doyle (Dwight Yoakam), Linda's boyfriend, a cruel, narrow-minded drunk who tosses casual abuse at Frank, treats Linda like dirt, and doesn't trust Karl.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5055201816771
- Catalogue number: MIROPD2140
- Studio: Miramax
- Release date: 02/05/2011
- Genre: Thriller
- Colour: Colour