When You're Strange (2009)

A chronological look at The Doors, focusing on lead singer, Jim Morrison (1943-1971), from the formation of the band in 1965, it's first gigs, and first album, to Morrison's death, after years of alcohol and drug use. Along the journey, we see archival footage of rehearsals, performances, and private moments including a Miami concert resulting in Morrison's arrest and trial for indecency. His love of the spotlight, his desire to be a poet, and his alcohol-fueled mood swings lead to a back and forth between public and private desires, successes, and failures. The band's music plays throughout.
Genres:  DocumentaryMusic
Actors:  Johnny DeppJohn DensmoreRobby Krieger
Directors:  Tom DiCillo
Countries:  USA
Writers:  Tom DiCillo
Runtime: 1h 26min
Release: 12 May 2010
IMDb: 7.7

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