Here's a little charmer about a record store owner Rob Gordon
(Cusack) whose girlfriend (Iben Hjejle) finally walks out on him.
He spends the rest of the film categorizing his exgirlfriends and
wondering why he was never able to stay with any of them. Could
have been dreadful, given the premise, but the script steers
clear of wallowing in self pity, and instead elevates the
discussion to a philosophic nature. Good fun, I thought.
[Students take note. The Victors write history. The Losers
write philosophy. The Victors don't read philosophy, or even
their own history. And the result is? (20 marks, state your
Do visit the film's Official Web Site even if you've
already seen the film. There are video clips of Cusack, Jack
Black and Todd Louiso giving their Top 5 lists of whatever seems
to have been in their heads when Web camera was rolling.
Fidelity (Official Web Site)
High Fidelity (IMDB)