Inspired by the writings of Raymond Carver, Robert Altman's magnificent mosaic of Southern California life interweaves the funny, touching, and dramatic stories of 22 characters. The ensemble cast includes Bruce Davison, Robert Downey, Jr., Jennifer Jason Leigh, Andie MacDowell, Matthew Modine, Julianne Moore, Chris Penn, Tim Robbins, Madeleine Stowe, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, and Jack Lemmon. 183 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; "making of" documentary; featurettes; deleted scenes; isolated music score; interviews; booklet. Two-disc set.