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High Fidelity

High Fidelity
  • 2000
  • US
  • 113 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Stephen Frears
  • Written by: DV DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack, Scott Rosenberg
  • Cast: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Todd Louiso, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lisa Bonet

Nick Hornby's story of a vinyl junkie who's more interested in his music collection than his relationships with women is practically a British institution. Yet, Cusack - and co-writer/producer pals D.V. DeVincentis and Steve Pink - have drawn on their own pasts to make a film that's as funny and profound as the book. But the great script, cast and music wouldn't have meant a thing without a filmmaker of Frears' calibre taking charge.

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All the Top Five Lists from High Fidelity

13 Apr 2015

The List celebrates the many lists of High Fidelity, published twenty years ago this week

'Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?' Nick Hornby's debut novel High Fidelity was published 20 years ago this week, and Stephen Frears' equally-beloved movie adaptation was released…

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