High Fidelity film poster
Director: Stephen Frears
Year of release: 2000
Lead acting talent: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Catherine Zeta-Jones
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High Fidelity

A comedy about fear of commitment, hating your job, falling in love and other pop favourites. Directed by Stephen Frears and starring starring John Cusack (who co-wrote the screenplay), Jack Black and Catherine Zeta Jones, with a cameo from Bruce Springsteen.

According to Nick, ‘High Fidelity is incredibly faithful to the book despite the fact it’s been reset in Chicago … The only thing that’s changed is the music’.

“I never expected it to be so faithful … At times it appears to be a film in which John Cusack reads my book.”

The film was nominated for a slew of awards, including the BAFTA for best adapted screenplay and was produced by Working Title, New Crime, Dogstar, Touchstone.