High Fidelity

A comedy about fear of commitment, hating your job, falling in love and other pop favorites.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 25 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 18, 2008
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: First Run Features
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • (Unspecified) - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh91%

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 211,643
Rating: 3/5 -- Like a male version of 'Bridget Jones' - with the lead reduced to a nauseating cipher who espouses mediocre, gender politics jargon. Full Review
Patrick Nabarro
Jan 27, 2019
Rating: 7/10 -- It's not perfect, but boy, is it ever accurate and insightful. Full Review
Antagony & Ecstasy
Apr 8, 2015
Rating: 4/5 -- You'll laugh, you'll cringe in recognition, you'll go home and start recording a new tape. Full Review
Total Film
Feb 10, 2014
Black is terrific as the obnoxious Barry, who abuses customers ignorant enough to come in and ask for 'I Just Called To Say I Love You', while Louiso is almost as good as the mousy but equally snobbish Dick. Full Review
Film4
Feb 10, 2014
High Fidelity is an extraordinarily funny film, full of verbal and visual wit. And it is assembled with immense skill. Full Review
Observer (UK)
Feb 10, 2014
When happiness does arrive in this movie, it has the air not of something that you reach, like your top speed, but of something that you give in to, like baldness or old age. Full Review
New Yorker
Feb 10, 2014
A film pragmatic enough to concede that almost every relationship is doomed, but romantic enough to realize that it's worth it to carry on in spite of that fact, High Fidelity is one of the smartest and funniest romantic comedies of the past few years. Full Review
AV Club
Feb 10, 2014

Product Description:

The award-winning Guarneri String Quartet are tracked on tour Europe and the U.S. performing music of Haydn, Schubert, Mozart, Smetana and Beethoven. Through intimate rehearsals and recording sessions, we observe the inner mechanisms that cause the foursome, the oldest original-membership string quartet in the country, to flourish.

Description by First Run Features Home Video:

From the filmmaking team that brought us the Academy Award-winning From Mao To Mozart: Isaac Stern in China comes this spirited and humorous documentary about the world-famous Guarneri String Quartet. Filled with the music of Haydn, Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven, this provocative yet enjoyable film joins the Quartet during intimate rehearsals and recording sessions, as well as on tour to Prague, Venice, Baden-Baden and across the United States. An astonishing look into the inner workings of the legendary Quartet, "HIGH FIDELITY may be the best film about music and musicians since From Mao To Mozart!" (Vincent Canby, The New York Times).

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  • The film is subtitled as "The Adventures of the Guarneri String Quartet".

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