|Directed by||Robert Altman|
|Produced by||Cary Brokaw|
|Written by||Short stories:|
|Editing by||Suzy Elmiger|
|Distributed by||Fine Line Features|
|Release date(s)||October 1, 1993|
|Running time||187 min. Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with Raymond Clevie Carver Jr ( May 25, 1938 &ndash August 2, 1988) was an American Short story Writer Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with Fred Ward (born December 30, 1942) is an American Actor. He began his career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in Escape Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell (born April 21 1958 is an American model and actress Bruce Davison (born June 28, 1946) is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor and Filmmaker. Timothy Francis Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an Academy Award -winning American Actor, Screenwriter, director Julianne Moore (born December 3 1960 is an Academy - and BAFTA -nominated and Emmy - and Golden Globe -winning American Actress Geraldine Peroni ( July 5, 1953 - August 3, 2004) was an American Film editor who was best known for working with Robert Fine Line Features was the speciality films division of New Line Cinema. Events 331 BC - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. The year 1993 in film involved many significant films (For more about films in foreign languages check sources in those languages|
Short Cuts is a 1993 drama film directed by Robert Altman. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States The year 1993 in film involved many significant films (For more about films in foreign languages check sources in those languages A drama film is a Film genre that depends mostly on in-depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with Filmed from a screenplay by Robert Altman and Frank Barhydt, it is inspired by nine short stories and a poem by Raymond Carver. Raymond Clevie Carver Jr ( May 25, 1938 &ndash August 2, 1988) was an American Short story Writer Substituting a Los Angeles setting for the Pacific Northwest backdrop of Carver's stories, the movie traces the actions of twenty-two principal characters, both in parallel and at occasional loose points of connection. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The Pacific Northwest is a region in the northwest of North America (the term refers to the land not the ocean The role of chance and luck is central to the film, and many of the stories concern death and infidelity.
The film was distributed by Fine Line Features, and released in the United States on October 1, 1993, to strong critical acclaim. Fine Line Features was the speciality films division of New Line Cinema. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 331 BC - Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) A special DVD edition was released by the Criterion Collection in 2004, containing two-discs, the collection of Carver's short stories and an essay booklet on the film. The Criterion Collection is a Privately held company that distributes "authoritative" consumer versions of "important classic and contemporary films"
The film is made up of ten interwoven stories set in and around Los Angeles.
In one of the film's opening scenes, Dr Ralph Wyman (Matthew Modine) and his wife, Marian (Julianne Moore), meet another couple, Stuart and Claire Kane (Fred Ward and Anne Archer) at a concert and make a spontaneous Sunday dinner date, but both marriages show their cracks over the weekend. Matthew Avery Modine (born March 22, 1959) is an American Actor, perhaps most famous for playing Private Joker in Stanley Kubrick's Julianne Moore (born December 3 1960 is an Academy - and BAFTA -nominated and Emmy - and Golden Globe -winning American Actress Fred Ward (born December 30, 1942) is an American Actor. He began his career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in Escape Anne Archer (born August 24 1947 is an Academy Award -nominated American Actress. While Ralph and Marian Wyman avoid a taboo topic that is undermining their marriage, Stuart Kane goes on a fishing trip with some buddies (Buck Henry and Huey Lewis) and they discover a dead body in the water. Henry Zuckerman better known as Buck Henry (born December 9 1930 is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor, Writer, Huey Lewis (born Hugh Anthony Cregg III; July 5 1950 is an American Musician, Songwriter and occasional Actor. Upon his return, Claire Kane is repelled to discover that Stuart and his buddies left the girl in the water until the end of the weekend so they could continue fishing.
Meanwhile, waitress Doreen Piggot (Lily Tomlin), whose lout of a husband (Tom Waits) is a verbally abusive drunk, accidentally hits young Casey Finnigan (Zane Cassidy) with her car. Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin (born September 1 1939 is an American Actress, Comedian, Writer and producer who has won several Thomas Alan Waits (born 7 December 1949) is an American Singer-songwriter, Composer, and Actor. When the little boy walks away from the accident, she assumes he is all right, but never learns the fatal consequences, or the tragic harassment his parents, Howard (Bruce Davison) and Ann Finnigan (Andie MacDowell), must face from the local baker (Lyle Lovett) who is livid because Casey's birthday cake was never picked up. Bruce Davison (born June 28, 1946) is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor and Filmmaker. Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell (born April 21 1958 is an American model and actress Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) is an American Singer-songwriter and Actor. Howard's father, Paul Finnigan (Jack Lemmon) drops by the hospital after a twenty-year absence and relates the story of his own infidelity. John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8 1925 &ndash June 27 2001 was an American Actor known principally for his comedic roles Doreen's daughter, Honey (Lili Taylor) is married to Bill Bush (Robert Downey, Jr.), a man aroused by sadism. Lili Anne Taylor (born February 20 1967) is an American Theater, Film and television actress. Robert John Downey Jr (born April 4 1965 is an American Their party buddies, Lois (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and Jerry Kaiser (Chris Penn), face a toxic brew of phone sex and jealousy, as Lois earns her living as a phone-sex operator, leaving Jerry with a wife whose attitude toward sex is indifferent at best. Jennifer Jason Leigh (born February 5, 1962) is a Golden Globe -nominated and two-time NYFCC Award -winning American Actress Christopher Shannon Penn ( October 10 1965 &ndash January 24 2006) was an American Film and Television
Gene Shepard (Tim Robbins) is an unethical cop who cheats on his wife, Sherri (Madeleine Stowe), and seems oblivious to the fact that his wife long ago had discovered his secret—and just does not care. Timothy Francis Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an Academy Award -winning American Actor, Screenwriter, director Madeleine Stowe (born August 18, 1958) is an American actress. Gene's mistress is realtor Betty Weathers (Frances McDormand), and Sherri's ultimate confidante is her sister, Marian Wyman (Julianne Moore). Frances Louise McDormand (born June 23, 1957) is an Academy Award -winning American Film, stage, and television Julianne Moore (born December 3 1960 is an Academy - and BAFTA -nominated and Emmy - and Golden Globe -winning American Actress These stories are woven together with musical bridges performed by Zoe (Lori Singer), a depressed cellist, and her embittered, jazz singer mother, Tess (Annie Ross), who live next to the Finnigans. Lori Singer (born November 6 1957 is an American actress and cellist. Annie Ross (born July 25 1930) is a Jazz Singer and actress best known as a member of the trio Lambert Hendricks & Ross By the end of the three-hour film, the Wymans and Kanes' Sunday dinner obligation turns into an all-night raging party, until everyone's lives are upended by a unifying Monday-morning disaster. Sometimes the connections among characters are meaningful; other times, they bump into each other randomly in bakeries, bars, hospital waiting rooms, or mix-ups at the Fotomat. In a couple of instances, a moment is repeated, but with different characters and outcomes, emphasizing the role of fate.
A Short Cuts Soundtrack album was issued to accompany the film. The Short Cuts Soundtrack was released in 1993 as the Soundtrack album for the film Short Cuts.
Robert Altman was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and shared a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay with Frank Barhydt. Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The Academy Award for Achievement in Directing (Best Director is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS to The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner See also Golden Globe Awards 1960s 1966: Robert Bolt, Doctor Zhivago 1967: Robert The cast won a Special Golden Globe Award for their ensemble acting. The movie also won the prestigious Golden Lion and the Volpi Cup for Best Ensemble Cast at the Venice Film Festival. The Leone d’Oro ('Golden Lion' is the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. The Venice Film Festival is the oldest Film festival in the world
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