Julianne Moore, Andie MacDowell, Tim Robbins, Jack Lemmon
Robert Altman (Screenplay), Robert Altman (Director), Frank Barhydt (Screenplay)
Release: Sep. 5th, 1993
Runtime: 3 hours, 7 minutes
Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather tells his son, Howard, about his past affairs. Meanwhile, a baker starts harassing the family when they fail to pick up the boy's birthday cake.
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The film features a rich amount of interesting characters, Altman's directing is exceptionally great (there are a couple of really cool jokes, using some well timed cuts) and all the different plotlines are just very enjoyable and interesting to observe.
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It never made me interested in it beyond when we initially meet the characters, whereas Short Cuts keeps making subtle character changes, and takes the characters and stories to new places.