April 29, 2009

KStew & Dakota Fanning Starring Together in Cutlass (Better Version)

I'd posted Cutlass back at the beginning of March, but here is a much better quality version of this short film, of which EW writes:
Since not everyone can experience the downtown Manhattan hootenanny known as the Tribeca Film Festival in person, the folks at said fest have arranged for four short films to be available at the YouTube Screening Room. One of these shorties is Cutlass, a 16-minute interlude written and directed by Kate Hudson. It stars Kristen Stewart, Virginia Madsen, Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, and Chevy Chase, and it's a devastatingly heartwarming story of the lifelong bond parents share with their children...when they buy stuff. Okay, fine. Perhaps I'm being a tad glib. Here's the story: Madsen plays a mom whose daughter (Fanning) covets a $1,200 vintage guitar, which reminds her of the time her 1970s self (Stewart) convinced her pops (Russell) to help her buy her very first car from a man named Stan (Chase). The production value is sky-high -- check out the lighting on Stewart in particular; girl looks gorgeous! -- and obviously, Hudson has a leg-up on most first-time filmmakers when it comes to casting famous folks.
Thanks, Twilight Times!

9 comments:

  1. That is a really great short film! I didnt realize that KStew and Dakota Fanning had already worked together!

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  2. I really enjoyed this... thanks!

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  3. Wow.
    That was really really good.
    I'm impressed.
    KStew looks amazing with good eye make-up!
    Dakota was awesome.
    Thanks for posting this TCA.
    As usual: you rock.

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  4. PS
    I hope I age like Virginia. She looks amazing for being almost 48.
    PPS
    Great parenting advice. If I ever have a kid I'll have to remember that. "Keep it simple and don't ever forget what it's like to be a kid."

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  5. I really love this short! so cute! Kristen looks awesome! doesn't Kris look amazing in 1970's fashion or what? Dakota is also super cute!

    Kate Hudson did a great job!

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  6. Just saying, no offense, this is really old. Last year when Kristen was casted for Twilight to promote her they let you download cutlass for free on itunes, the lexicon posted this like last year. None the less greatttt short film and i love your site!!!

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  7. Thanks TCA--I hadn't seen that yet. I love film shorts. It was so nice to see KStew smiling.

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  8. this is a great short film. thanks for sharing:)
    by the way, this site is awesome!!!

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