“Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band” (Movie)

Title: Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band

Release: 1996

Director: Enza Negroni

Adapted from the book: “Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band” by Enrico Brizzi

Language: Italian

Stars: Stefano Accorsi (Alex), Violante Placido (Adelaide), Alessandro Zamattio (Martino)

Plot: Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band tells the story of the relationship between Alex, a 17-year-old rebel, and Aidi, a girl who enters his life out of the blue one Sunday with a phone call. She asks about a poetry book and they end up talking about their projects and aspirations. Before they part she kisses him on the cheek. Alex falls for her, and later asks her to be his girlfriend. She begins behaving increasingly coldly to him until she states that she doesn’t want any relationship because she’ll be leaving for the States the following year and doesn’t want to be in a long-distance relationship.

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