|aSling blade|h[videorecording] /|cShooting Gallery Films ; producers, Brandon Rosser & David L. Bushell ; written for the screen and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
|aBurbank, Calif. :|bMiramax Home Entertainment :|bDistributed by Buena Vista Home Video ;|aTaipei :|bERA,|cc1996.
|a1 videocassette (ca. 135 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c1/2 in.
|aOriginally released as motion picture.
|aReformatted to fit TV screen.
|aDirector of photography, Barry Markowitz; editor, Hughes Winborne; original music, Daniel Lanois.
|aBilly Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, Robert Duvall.
|a25 years after committing an unthinkable crime, a quite man named Karl is finally returning home. Once there he is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother. As a strong relationship develops between Karl and the boy, a confrontation builds with the mother's abusive and sometimes violent boyfriend.