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Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade

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UPC: 658769023237

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Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade is the short film on which Billy Bob Thornton based Sling Blade (and the reason Thornton was awarded the best adapted--not best original--screenplay). The film is essentially the opening scenes of Sling Blade, in which Thornton's character, Karl Childers, is shown about to leave the mental hospital, intoning his account of his youthful crime to a naive reporter writing about his release. While the screenplay here is virtually the same as the corresponding part of the longer film, this film leaves a lingering chilling feeling. Unlike Sling Blade, which allows the audience to see Karl's innate goodness, this version ends at the end of the interview, when the…    
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Video details

List Price: $19.95
Rating: Unrated
Studio: Vanguard Cinema
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton Molly Ringwald J.T. Walsh Jefferson Mays Suzanne Cryer 
Size: 7.1000" x 5.4200"
Weight: 0.5500 lbs.
Language: English