Gift (1993 film)

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Gift is a 1993 experimental docudrama made by Perry Farrell and Perry's then-girlfriend, Casey Niccoli.[1][2] The film prominently features Farrell's band, "Jane's Addiction". The majority of filming took place during the recording sessions of Ritual de lo Habitual, in 1990.

"Gift" premiered to a limited audience on February 19, 1993, and was released to VHS by Warner Brothers[1] on August 24, 1993.[3] A laserdisc version was released in Japan, which features Japanese subtitles and obligatory censorship of visible genitalia.[1] The film has achieved cult status among Jane's Addiction fans.[2]

The following Jane's Addiction songs are featured in the soundtrack:

  • "Ain't No Right"
  • "Classic Girl"
  • "Of Course"
  • "Stop"
  • "Three Days"

Rapper Ice-T, Body Count, and Jane's Addiction performed Sly and the Family Stone's "Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey" in the film.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Gift". janesaddiction.org. Triple X Records. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Nolan, Joe (25 June 2013). "Perry Farrell's film "Gift"". Disinformation. Disinformation.com. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  3. ^ http://disinfo.com/2013/06/perry-farrells-gift/

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