High Fidelity with John Cusack: Screening and Live Q&A

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Greg Williams

Attention all John Cusack fans, mark your calendars for the new date: Friday, May 31 at 7:30 PM. Join fellow High Fidelity and Cusack fans at the iconic Auditorium Theatre in Chicago for an unforgettable night of film, conversation, and behind-the-scenes insights.

Screening of High Fidelity

Start the evening with a special screening of the beloved film High Fidelity. Released in 2000, this romantic comedy-drama quickly became a cult classic. Based on the novel by Nick Hornby, the movie stars John Cusack as Rob Gordon, a record store owner with a penchant for making top-five lists. As Rob navigates the highs and lows of his romantic relationships, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that resonates with audiences to this day.

Live Conversation and Q&A

After the screening, John Cusack will take the stage for an intimate conversation about his illustrious career and the making of High Fidelity. This is a rare opportunity to hear firsthand accounts from Cusack about his experiences in Hollywood, the challenges and triumphs of filmmaking, and the personal significance of this particular movie.

Audience Q&A

The evening will conclude with a Q&A session, giving fans the chance to ask John Cusack their burning questions. Whether you’re curious about his favorite on-set memories, his thoughts on the music featured in the film, or his insights on the industry, this is your moment to engage with the star himself.

About High Fidelity

High Fidelity tells the story of Rob Gordon, a record store owner and compulsive list-maker, who revisits his top five breakups to understand what went wrong in his past relationships. Set against the backdrop of Chicago, the film is known for its witty dialogue, memorable soundtrack, and relatable exploration of love and loss.

John Cusack’s portrayal of Rob is both charming and nuanced, capturing the essence of a man who is both flawed and endearing. The film also features standout performances from a stellar supporting cast, including Jack Black, Todd Louiso, and Lisa Bonet.

The movie’s soundtrack, a mix of rock, soul, and indie tracks, plays a crucial role in the storytelling, making it a must-watch for music enthusiasts. Songs from artists like The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, and Stevie Wonder punctuate the film, enhancing its emotional depth and nostalgic appeal.

Get Your Tickets

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to relive a classic film with the star who brought it to life. For more information and ticket purchases, visit the Auditorium Theatre’s official website , call (312) 341-2300 or email sales@auditoriumtheatre.org.

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