Picking Up the Pieces

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Picking Up the Pieces ★★ 1999 (R)

Tex (Allen) is a kosher cowboy in a New Mexico town, who's also a butcher. This trade comes in handy when he dismembers unfaithful wife, Candy (Stone), and scatters her remains in the desert. When a blind woman stumbles on Candy's severed hand and miraculously has her sight restored, she delivers the hand to the local church where it becomes a shrine for pilgrims seeking miracle cures. Meanwhile, Tex just wants to rebury the evidence. If you can buy Allen as any kind of cowboy, you can buy the rest of this would-be comedy. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Woody Allen, David Schwimmer, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Sharon Stone, Alfonso Arau, Richard “Cheech” Marin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Danny De La Paz, Andy Dick, Fran Drescher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliott Gould, Eddie Griffin, Lupe Ontiveros; D: Alfonso Arau; W: Bill Wilson; C: Vittorio Storaro; M: Ruy Folguera.