High Fidelity


(out of 5)

Excellent relationship comedy that uses the best of the music from the eighties as backdrop to  narrating his worst breakups. Cusack, who also co-wrote the script based on the book by Nick Hornby, is at his sleepy best as the record store owner who can’t seem to get wise to what the women in his life want from him.  is hysterical as the acid-mouthed employee at the store, and ,  and  are also memorable as some of the women in his life. Later made into a stage musical.

Touchstone Pictures, Working Title Films, Dogstar Films, New Crime Productions

United Kingdom/USA, 2000

Directed by Stephen Frears

Screenplay by , , , , based on the book by

Cinematography by

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Golden Globe Awards 2000



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