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When You're Strange

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The Doors | WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE They tried to set the night on fire
Paul Ferrara

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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