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Destination Anywhere (1997)

"Destination Anywhere" is a contemporary film noir set on the streets of a gritty, yet colorful Manhattan neighborhood. Jon Bon Jovi stars as JON, a man on the run from his home, his ... See full summary »

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"Destination Anywhere" is a contemporary film noir set on the streets of a gritty, yet colorful Manhattan neighborhood. Jon Bon Jovi stars as JON, a man on the run from his home, his gambling debts, and his marriage. He is summoned back to New York to deal with his emotionally estranged wife, JANIE, and emergency room nurse who has never fully recovered from the hit-and-run death of their only child several years ago. Jon returns to chaos, Janie is out of control and his debts have caused his life to be in danger. He struggles to cope with the troubles at home, but has built walls that are too thick to penetrate and the problems only escalate between Jon and Janie. When an abandoned baby is found in a dumpster and brought to the hospital where Janie works, a series of events is set in motion that forces the couple to reassess the terms of their love, responsibility and commitment to one another. Written by Eva Tauzer <eva@mte.hupe.hu>

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The film was inspired by and features music and concepts from Jon Bon Jovi's second solo record of the same name. See more »

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Janie: He build a house around me. Strong beams rooted in earth. And smooth walls, rich with colour. And a canopy of sky. Windows reveal a new view. In their reflection, my mouth smiles back, its curves relaxed. And the bed, soft as a welcoming hand. I, who all my life, had made my home in rented rooms, the carpets crusted with the leavings of prior occupants, now have an address. This house he build. The streets paved with our love.
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Every Word Was a Piece of My Heart
Written and Performed by Jon Bon Jovi
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16 September 1999 | by (Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland) – See all my reviews

Well... I must say I was amazed when I saw this one! I thought it would be some kind of background to Jon's songs. But not - it's a great short movie - I'd love to see it in the cinema. The story is quite complicated (at the beginning you don't know what has actually happened). And those actors: Jon (of course), Demi, Whoopi, Kevin... You must see it!


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