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Short Cuts (1993)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  1 October 1993 (Italy)
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The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.

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Ann Finnigan
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Dr. Ralph Wyman
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Lois Kaiser
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Storyline

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. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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medfly | lie | drink | concert | jazz | See more »

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Short Cuts raises the roof on America See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for graphic sexual language, and for nudity | See all certifications »

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1 October 1993 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Vidas cruzadas  »

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$6,110,979 (USA)
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Trivia

Laura Dern turned down a role in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Honey and Gordon eye each other suspiciously after mixing up their photo envelopes, they try to find identifying information on each other. Gordon repeats the phone number he sees on Jerry Kaiser's car to remember it better, however the last 4 digits of number he is repeating differ from the actual phone number on Kaiser's car. See more »

Quotes

Gene Shepard: That was a 35 dollar belt!
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Referenced in I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Cello Concerto No. 2, Opus 30 (Second Movement)
(1894)
Composed by Victor Herbert
Performed by Lori Singer
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4 stars
11 January 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Wonderful, beautifully acted film about lives interweaving in Los Angeles against the backdrop of an invading poisonous bug. Ensemble cast is perfect, with standout performances by Robbins and Downey Jr. Altman succeeds in bringing us a film examining the coincidence of everyday life that we are too busy to notice. Shows a keen sense for relationships and the hardships of loss.


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