Short Cuts Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for Short Cuts the Movie

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Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary human condition is nevertheless fascinating. Based on nine stories and a prose poem by Raymond Carver.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 189 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Adapted from a Story, Phone Sex, Strained Suburbia, Anthology, L.A.
Frank Barhydt, Robert Altman
Natalie Strong, Annie Ross, Lori Singer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Robbins, Madeleine Stowe, Frances McDormand, Peter Gallagher, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, Bruce Davison, Andie MacDowell, Jack Lemmon, Lyle Lovett, Fred Ward, Buck Henry, Huey Lewis, Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Julianne Moore, Lili Taylor, Christopher Penn, Robert Downey, Jarrett Lennon, Zane Cassidy
Walt Lloyd
Robert Altman
Mark Isham
Cary Brokaw, Scott Bushnell, Avenue Pictures, Fine Line Features, Spelling Films International


Ind. Spirit 1994: Director (Altman), Film, Screenplay; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1993: Support. Actress (Stowe); Venice Film Fest. 1993: Film.

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