Luck, Trust and Ketchup: Altman in Carver Country (1993)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This documentary takes the viewer behind the scenes of the making of the Robert Altman film Shortcuts. Based on a collection of short stories by Raymond Carver, the movie chronicles the triumphs and failures of ordinary people. The documentary presents interviews with the cast, the director, and widow of the author for insights into the film's themes and characterizations. Interspersed are clips from the movie itself, which illustrate the points made by those involved in the making of the movie.

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behind-the-scenes, chronicle, filmmaker, improvisation, making-of, techniques