After 17-year-old misfit Jones Dillon (Wood) drops out of college on his first day, he moves into an old apartment building where he soon becomes entangled in the lives of his kooky new neighbors, including a temperamental photographer (Potente) and a self-absorbed aspiring actress (Moore). When he's not busy flirting with the ladies or learning to live on his own, would-be writer Jones divides his time between fending off queries from his alcoholic mother (Perkins), penning letters to an absentee father, and indulging in an overactive fantasy life. An auto accident forces a reality check, however, nudging Jones to grow up & decide what he really wants. Written by
You're only seventeen once. For Jones Dillon, it's one time too many.
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On some of the DVD box covers, Jane and Lisa's hair colors are reversed from that of the movie. See more
I got a motorcycle.
Well isn't that nice. Maybe I should throw myself off this roof and save myself the trouble of having to bury you.
I don't think the fall would kill you, but you could try.
St. Louis Blues
Arranged by Paul Di Franco
(as Paul Difranco) See more