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Short Cuts

How an auteur director raised the bar for literary adaptations and inspired a renewed appreciation of American short-story master Raymond Carver.

Thu 24 August - Sun 3 September 2006
Full $13, Concession $10
Six Session Pass: Full $60 Concession $48

Presented in association with the The Age Melbourne Writers' Festival.
Curated by Roberta Ciabarra.

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luck, trust & ketchup

Go behind-the-scenes during production of Robert Altman's landmark film Short Cuts.

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carver choice cuts

An international program of short films - from the U.K., Croatia and France - adapted from stories by Raymond Carver.

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short cuts

Robert Altman's masterful film adaptation of multiple stories by Raymond Carver.

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mccabe & mrs miller

On its release Pauline Kael pronounced McCabe & Mrs Miller "a modern classic" - a mantle that Altman's melancholy, revisionist western wears well.

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the long goodbye

Elliott Gould redefines the screen private eye in Altman's revisionist film noir.

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fool for love

Altman directs Sam Shepard and Kim Basinger, in this bittersweet tale of love gone awry.

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Susannah York stars in Altman's rarely seen psychological erotic thriller. Imported print.

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Elliott Gould & Donald Sutherland as the original Hawkeye & Trapper in Altman's audaciously irreverent black comedy.

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Altman 'does' Hollywood. Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi and more cameos than you can count!

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Robin Williams as 'Popeye the Sailor Man' & Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl.

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in conversation with robert altman + thieves like us

A very special 'conversation' with director Robert Altman. Follows screening of Thieves Like Us.

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thieves like us

Keith Carradine and Shelley Duvall as star-crossed lovers in Altman's rollicking Depression era drama.

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so much carver so close to home

20th Anniversary screening of Feathers + Q&A with John Ruanea, Ken Sallows & Age columnist Jane Sullivan.

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