6.0/10
1,389
44 user 11 critic

Cutting Moments (1997)

In the center of a monotonous suburban existence, Sarah lives silently and in subservience to her icy husband Patrick. They have been together far too long, and Patrick's affections for his... See full summary »

Director:

Douglas Buck

Writer:

Douglas Buck
Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

From acclaimed director Douglas Buck comes an unflinching, disturbingly beautiful look at the underbelly of American family. Three separate narratives (including the shocking film festival ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Buck
Stars: Jared Barsky, Gary Betsworth, Ray Bland
Prologue (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young woman returns home one year after losing her hands in a savage attack. She cannot remember who her assailant was, but a trip to the local post office leads her towards the truth.

Director: Douglas Buck
Stars: Sally Conway, William Stone Mahoney, Alex Splendore
Snuff 102 (2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Why being moral... If we can be anonymous.

Director: Mariano Peralta
Stars: Andrea Alfonso, Julián Alfonzo, Rodrigo Bianco
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder.

Director: Nick Palumbo
Stars: Sven Garrett, Cerina Vincent, Tony Todd
Aftermath (1994)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A short film wherein a man working in a morgue mutilates and defiles one of the corpses.

Director: Nacho Cerdà
Stars: Pep Tosar, Jordi Tarrida, Ángel Tarris
Drama | History | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.

Director: Tun Fei Mou
Stars: Jianxin Chen, Hsu Gou, Linjie Hao
Outer Space (1999)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Footage from The Entity (1980) is edited into an abstract nightmare.

Director: Peter Tscherkassky
Stars: Barbara Hershey
Sisters I (2006)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A reporter witnesses a brutal murder and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a pair of Siamese twins who were separated at birth, one of them forced to live under the eye of a watchful, controlling psychiatrist.

Director: Douglas Buck
Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Stephen Rea, Lou Doillon
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Robert Carmichael, is a talented cello player in the town of Newhaven. He becomes associated with several other unsavory teenagers and he is soon tempted into the use of hard drugs like cocaine and ecstasy.

Director: Thomas Clay
Stars: Nikki Albon, Zoey Campbell, Stephanie de Whalley
Sacrifice! (1972)
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After a photographer is captured by a native tribe and put through several trials, he must fight to protect the village and his new love interest, the chief's daughter.

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Jack Hedley, Almanta Suska, Howard Ross
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Two friends bring along a newcomer to go on a killing spree.

Directors: Jerami Cruise, Killjoy, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Cristie Whiles, Fred Vogel, Michael Todd Schneider
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Nica Ray Nica Ray ... Sarah
Gary Betsworth ... Patrick
Jared Barsky Jared Barsky ... Joey
Edit

Storyline

In the center of a monotonous suburban existence, Sarah lives silently and in subservience to her icy husband Patrick. They have been together far too long, and Patrick's affections for his wife have all but vanished. Instead, his sexual urges are tempting him to lust after their own son. Realizing how far gone her husband is, Sarah undertakes drastic, shockingly sickening measures to salvage some sense of her life and purge her years of festering resentment. Written by Johnny Camden

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama | Horror

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

8 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cutting Moments See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title of this short "Cutting Moments" was also used for a feature compilation of this short and four others, Crack Dog, Don't Nag Me, The Principles of Karma (1996) and Bowl of Oatmeal (1996). See more »

Goofs

The shadow of the boom is cast on Sarah all through the dinner scene. See more »

Alternate Versions

The American video release features different music during the epilogue, due to copyright problems. In the theatrical prints, Pink Floyd 's "If" is used. See more »

Connections

References Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Sick
21 March 2006 | by herbert-cjSee all my reviews

This compilation DVD was the most mixed batch of shorts possible. From the dull(Principles of Karma), to the obscure (Bowl of Oatmeal) and the random (Don't Nag me). There are only two out of the five shorts worth watching, for two entirely different reasons. Starting with 'CRACK DOG', the first short on the DVD, this has a running time of just over five minutes, but is pure genius. We were left in stitches, and hopefully this was the intent. Not essentially horror, it's just bizarre, and worth seeing for the poodle alone.

As for 'CUTTING MOMENTS', the title short, but last on the disc, it's the most disturbing thing I have ever seen. Not for the faint of heart. My girlfriend had to leave the room, and my friend and I were screaming at the television. You won't just flinch, you'll be holding your knees up to your chest and covering your eyes(amongst other things). It's pure and simple, SICK!


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 44 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed