Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.
|Release Date||Aug 30, 1996|
|Production Company||Miramax, Shooting Gallery|
|Production Countries||United States of America|
|Casts||Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Robert Duvall, Jim Jarmusch, Rick Dial, Brent Briscoe, Mickey Jones, Christine Renee Ward|
|Plot Keywords||arkansas, independent film, repair shop, southern, death threat, story, religious art, father figure, intellectual disability,|