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Short cuts

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Widescreen version ; director-approved special ed.


Andie McDowell, Bruce Davison, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Chris Penn, Lili Taylor, Robert Downey, Jr., Madeleine Stowe, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, Frances McDormand, Peter Gallagher, Annie Ross, Lori Singer, Jack Lemmon, Lyle Lovett, Buck Henry, Huey Lewis.

Publication Information

[United States] : The Criterion Collection, c2004.

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (183 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 paperback book.


This film interweaves the lives of twenty-two characters struggling to find solace and meaning in contemporary Los Angeles.


DVD format ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.

Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture.

Based on short stories written by Raymond Carver.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Rated R.

Special features include: Isolated music track ; videotaped conversation with Robert Altman and Tim Robbins ; "Luck, trust, and ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver County": a 90-minute documentary on the making of Short cuts ; documentary on the life of Raymond Carver ; segment from BBC television's "Moving pictures" tracing the development of the screenplay ; audio interview with Raymond Carver ; deleted scenes ; a look inside the marketing of Short cuts ; special reprint of Short cuts, the Vintage Books companion collection of Raymond Carver short stories ; an essay by film critic Michael Wilmington and a guide to the music.


  • Neighbors
  • They're not your husband
  • Vitamins
  • Will you please be quiet, please?
  • So much water so close to home
  • A small, good thing
  • Jerry and Molly and Sam
  • Collectors
  • Tell the women we're going
  • Lemonade (poem).

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