Short Cuts

Short Cuts

Title: Short Cuts

Release: 1993

Rating: 7.7

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 188

Genre: Comedy,Drama

Short Cuts

Release 1993
Rating 7.7
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 188
Genre Comedy,Drama



Nine short stories relocating the settings from Carver's Northwest to Los Angeles during a spraying of malathion brought on by a Medfly epidemic - intercut tales of disconnection and emotional emptiness. The stories concern variations upon the theme of Los Angeles angst --a happily married couple, Ann and Howard have to deal with the deep emotions felt when their child, Casey is struck by a car before his birthday and lapses into a coma, while the baker Andy of their child's neglected birthday cake sinks into a rage and torments them in their grief. Three men Stuart, Gordon and Vern leave on a much anticipated fishing trip, only to discover the drowned body of a nude woman floating in the river and decide to finish their fishing trip and ignore the corpse. A Los Angeles cop, Gene uses his badge as an excuse to cheat on his wife, Sherri. A pool cleaner Jerry resents his wife, Lois for her part-time job as a phone sex performer. A waitress, Doreen is devoted to her limousine driver ...

Director :

Robert Altman

Writer :

Raymond Carver (writings), Robert Altman (screenplay), Frank Barhydt (screenplay)

Actors :

... Marian Wyman

... Ann Finnigan

... Gene Shepard

... Paul Finnigan

... Claire Kane

... Howard Finnigan

... Casey Finnigan