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Short Cuts

Released 1993
Distributor Fine Line Features

After the unexpected success of 1992’s The Player, Altman directed one of his most acclaimed films, an intimate epic that features 22 separate characters adrift in the city of Angels. The massive cast features everyone from Julianne Moore and Tim Robbins to Lily Tomlin and Tom Waits. Altman and Frank Barhydt wrote the screenplay based on the work of Raymond Carver.

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About Daniel Kremer

San Francisco filmmaker Daniel Kremer has provided audio commentary tracks for Kino Lorber, Shout! Factory, AGFA, and Scorpion disc releases, and essays for Twilight Time special editions. His acclaimed epic-length film Overwhelm the Sky (2019), adapted from a 1799 American Gothic novel, was screened internationally in classic  roadshow format, complete with overture, intermission, and printed souvenir programs. These deluxe screenings received  many accolades before Kino Lorber acquired distribution rights. Kremer's book Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films was published through Patrick McGilligan's Screen Classics Series in 2015. He is currently under contract at Oxford University Press for the first book about Joan Micklin Silver. His other films include the independent dramas Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015) and Ezer Kenegdo (2017). He  enjoys doing commentary tracks with fellow TFH guru Allan Arkush.