Short Cuts

With SHORT CUTS, director/co-screenwriter Robert Altman revisits the format of his 1975 masterpiece NASHVILLE, presenting a panorama of intertwined Southern California lives adapted from works by Raymond Carver. The result is quirky, sometimes brilliant, and mostly ice-cold. Waitress Doreen (Lily Tomlin) is married to Earl (Tom Waits), a drunken lout more