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When You're Strange: A Film About the Doors
Johnny Depp (Voice)




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Seminal American band the Doors finally get their cinematic due with this documentary from LIVING IN OBLIVION director Tom DiCillo. WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE: A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS captures the band from their 1965 beginnings to Jim Morrison’s 1971 death, featuring footage from those years.

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Overview

Seminal American band the Doors finally get their cinematic due with this documentary from LIVING IN OBLIVION director Tom DiCillo. WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE: A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS captures the band from their 1965 beginnings to Jim Morrison’s 1971 death, featuring footage from those years.

Main Cast & Crew

Tom DiCillo - Director
Johnny Depp (voice)

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 89
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 801213030590
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (some sexual content including references, nudity, drug material and language)
  • Release Date: May 2010

Related Categories:
Movies > Education/General Interest
Movies > Pop Music

Related Keywords:
Live-Action
Rock And Roll
Documentary
Rock Bands
Rock Documentaries
1960s
1970s
Musicians
Rock Legends
20th Century

 

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Reviews:
3 stars out of 4 -- "Clips from a film Morrison made of himself in the desert are alone worth the price of admission....New fans and old will find the experience hypnotic." - 04/15/2010 Rolling Stone


3 stars out of 4 -- "The film pieces together riveting archival footage from early gigs, concerts and studio sessions..." - 04/09/2010 USA Today


"DiCillo knows what made this band great. He does justice to the music..." -- Grade: B+ - 04/16/2010 Entertainment Weekly


"[T]his is a lithe and well-crafted documentary about a fascinating figure -- because for all his indulgences, Morrison was a talented writer and poet who had intelligence and charisma." - 07/01/2010 Sight and Sound


4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] wry, detailed commentary read by Johnny Depp....It's astonishing so much footage of The Doors at work and play exists." - 06/25/2010 Empire

 

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