First short movie directed by actress Kate Hudson with her stepfather Kurt Russell in the main part.
Cutlass is one of several short films produced by Glamour Magazine. Each short was inspired by stories shared by Glamour readers, and each short was directed by a woman. Most, if not all, were actors stepping behind the camera for the first time.
Cutlass was helmed by Kate Hudson. It's a parallel coming-of-age story of a woman, Robin (Virginia Madsen) whose daughter Lucy (Dakota Fanning) wants to buy a pricey guitar. She balks at the price, but then recalls being a young woman herself wanting to buy her first car and the way her dad (Hudson's father, Kurt Russell) handled that situation.
If Cutlass had been a feature film, it would have been entirely too saccharin for my taste. It…