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  • Published: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2008]
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (183 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: R

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  • 9781604650945
  • 160465094X
  • 715515033626

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Short cuts

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Call number: DVD Drama Short

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Based on the writings of Raymond Carver.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.

Special features: restored high-definition digital transfer; isolated music track; conversation between Robert Altman and Tim Robbins ; feature-length documentary on the making of Short cuts; segment from BBC Television's Moving pictures; 1 hour audio interview with Carver; demo recordings; deleted scenes.

Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Tim Robbins, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Robert Downey, Jr., Jack Lemmon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, Chris Penn, Lili Taylor, Peter Gallagher, Annie Ross, Lori Singer, Lyle Lovett, Buck Henry, Huey Lewis.

A look at human life and American culture with over 20 characters' lives interweaving.

DVD, widescreen, Dolby Digital 5.1 (6-track mix from 70mm theatrical release), Dolby 2.0 (2-track stereo mix from the 35 mm theatrical release), NTSC.

Contents: Short stories.

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Good Film

A good drama film for drama lovers.

A minor travesty

The book of short stories upon which this 'film' is based is excellent. Each story paints a small picture, distinct from all the others, creates 3 dimensional characters, and is in short, an excellent read. The movie, however, mangles and combines the stories such that the characters, the stories, and everything except the putative star of the film, Los Angeles, becomes colorless porridge. The film bounces nervously from vignette to vignette, attempting to tie the lives of the characters of all the stories together. It is nearly unwatchable.

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