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directed by Joseph Anthony
USA 1972


[Billy Bob Thornton’s character in Slingblade is] reminiscent of two similar types played by Robert Duvall— slow-witted Boo Radley in Robert Mulligan’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) and dirt farmer Jackson Fentry in Joseph Anthony’s Tomorrow (1972)

—Joe Baltake, The Sacramento Bee

Starring Robert Duvall in his breakthrough screen role, Tomorrow is a poignant tale based on a short story by William Faulkner, and scripted by Academy Award winner Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird, Tender Mercies). Duvall is Jackson Fentry, a young man who leaves his father’s farm to work at a local sawmill. Fentry rescues a young pregnant woman, who has been abandoned by her husband and family, and the two fall in love. Shot in black and white to convey the feel of the Depression era, Tomorrow remains the finest screen translation of Faulkner’s vision of the South.


  Theatrical Release: April 9th, 1972 - USA

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DVD Review: Home Vision -  Region 1 - NTSC

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Distribution Home Vision - Region 1- NTSC
Runtime 1:42:09
Video 1.33:1 Original Aspect Ratio
Average Bitrate: 5.28 mb/s
NTSC 720x480 29.97 f/s

NOTE: The Vertical axis represents the bits transferred per second. The Horizontal is the time in minutes.


Audio English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
Subtitles English, None
Features Release Information:
Production Company: Home Vision Entertainment

Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1

Edition Details:
• Theatrical trailer
• Original interview with Robert Duvall and Horton Foote (17:01)
• Original William Faulkner short story and accompanying illustrations by artist Floyd Davis from The Saturday Evening Post
• Liner notes by film critic Sheila Benson

DVD Release Date: May 4th, 2004

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Chapters: 20


Blu-ray of Tomorrow reviewed HERE.

Very strong image on this Home Vision DVD. Great contrast and shadow detail and some film grain showing through. I suspect there may have been a conversation or two about bumping this up to the Criterion label. A really nice film that is beautifully shot. It is great to see it given a fair shake on the digital format.  Audio is clean and clear. Illuminating 17:00 interview/discussion with Duval and Foote is included as an extra along with a 22 page booklet of liner notes by Sheila Benson. I can't find too much fault in this DVD at all. What a magnificent film experience!  out of

Gary W. Tooze

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