The film starred Bridget Fonda and Matt Dillon, where Fonda played a coffee-bar waitress fawning over an aspiring musician, played by Dillon.
Kyra Sedgwick and Campbell Scott co-starred as a couple wavering on whether to commit to each other.
Reliving the senior year he never had, he made friends and began to fit in.
Crowe commented that Indio was where "people owned tortoises, not dogs".
Crowe began writing for the school newspaper and by the age of 13 was contributing music reviews for an underground publication, The San Diego Door.
At the age of 22, Crowe came up with the idea to pose undercover as a high school student and write about his experiences.
Simon & Schuster gave him a contract, and he moved back in with his parents and enrolled as Dave Cameron at Clairemont High School in San Diego.
is an American director, producer, screenwriter, journalist, author, and actor.
Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes.Crowe appeared in the 1978 film American Hot Wax, but returned to his writing.Though he would continue to freelance for Rolling Stone on and off over the years, he turned his attention to a book.On a trip to Los Angeles, he met Ben Fong-Torres, the editor of Rolling Stone, who hired him to write for the magazine.He also joined the Rolling Stone staff as a contributing editor and became an associate editor.When Rolling Stone moved its offices from California to New York in 1977, Crowe decided to stay behind.