Paul Ferrara
Chris Nashawaty
June 23, 2010 AT 04:00 AM EDT

When You're Strange

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
Limited Release Date
04/09/10
performer
Johnny Depp
director
Tom DiCillo
genre
Documentary

We gave it a B

So much has been written about the Doors and their charismatic, doomed frontman, Jim Morrison, that it’s thrilling to actually see him in action in Tom DiCillo’s so-so doc (narrated by Johnny Depp). The most powerful scene in When You’re Strange is saved for the EXTRAS, where the icon’s misty-eyed Navy admiral father talks about his son for the first time. B

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