By Melissa Jeltsen

Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro recently produced a documentary about domestic violence, revolving around the murder of his mother by her estranged boyfriend. Domestic violence murders are shockingly common, and deeply affect the friends and family of the victims.

Navarro said that the traumatic event had created a schism in his life, he explained: before the murder and after. Everything before the murder was locked away and distant, the intensity of the cataclysmic event eclipsing it. “Your body just kind of shocks itself into a protective state, builds a shell around itself,” he said.

Making the documentary helped him to rediscover his relationship with his mother.

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