The Resource Short cuts, Fine Line Features in association with Spelling Films International present a Cary Brokaw / Avenue Pictures productions ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Robert Altman & Frank Barhydt ; produced by Cary Brokaw ; directed by Robert Altman, (videorecording)

Short cuts, Fine Line Features in association with Spelling Films International present a Cary Brokaw / Avenue Pictures productions ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Robert Altman & Frank Barhydt ; produced by Cary Brokaw ; directed by Robert Altman, (videorecording)

Label
Short cuts
Title
Short cuts
Statement of responsibility
Fine Line Features in association with Spelling Films International present a Cary Brokaw / Avenue Pictures productions ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Robert Altman & Frank Barhydt ; produced by Cary Brokaw ; directed by Robert Altman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
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Awards note
Golden Globes, USA, 1994: Special Award - Best Ensemble Cast.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; art director, Jerry Fleming ; editors, Geraldine Peroni, Suzy Elmiger ; music, Gavin Friday, Mark Isham ; costume designer, John Hay ; production designer, Stephen Altman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S548
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
183
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
265
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Short cuts, Fine Line Features in association with Spelling Films International present a Cary Brokaw / Avenue Pictures productions ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Robert Altman & Frank Barhydt ; produced by Cary Brokaw ; directed by Robert Altman, (videorecording)
Label
Short cuts, Fine Line Features in association with Spelling Films International present a Cary Brokaw / Avenue Pictures productions ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Robert Altman & Frank Barhydt ; produced by Cary Brokaw ; directed by Robert Altman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Based on short stories written by Raymond Carver
  • Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; isolated music track; "Reflections on 'Short cuts'", a new 25-min. videotaped conversation with Robert Altman and Tim Robbins; "Luck, trust, and ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver County": a 90-min. documentary on the making of 'Short cuts'; segment from BBC television's "Moving Pictures" tracing the development of Raymond Carver's short story "Jerry and Molly and Sam" for the film; a 50-min. audio interview with Raymond Carver; deleted scenes; a look inside the marketing of 'Short cuts', featuring trailers and more than sixty print advertising campaigns; 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
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Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56601465
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
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other
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Edition
Widescreen ; Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 183 min.)
Isbn
9781559409568
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515015820
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1608
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o56601465
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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