From two American masters comes a movie like no other
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip.
Reflections on Short Cuts, a new 25-minute videotaped conversation with Robert Altman and Tim Robbins
Luck, Trust, and Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country, a 90-minute documentary on the making of Short Cuts (English CC)
Segment from BBC television’s Moving Pictures tracing the development of Raymond Carver’s short story “Jerry, Molly and Sam” for the film
Hour-long audio interview with Raymond Carver from 1983 (5 MP3s)
To Write and Keep Kind, a PBS documentary on Carver (English CC)
Deleted Scenes, alternate take, music demos, trailer, TV spots