About the film
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Release Date: September 05, 1993
|Slogan||:||«Short Cuts raises the roof on America.»|
|Production Companies||:||Fine Line Features, Spelling Entertainment, Avenue Entertainment|
|Producers||:||Cary Brokaw, Scott Bushnell, Mike Kaplan, David Levy, Diana Pokorny|
|Writers||:||Robert Altman, Raymond Carver, Frank Barhydt|
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.