- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 29, 2010
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Eagle Rock Ent
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: An Exclusive Interview with Jim's Father, Admiral George C. Morrison, USN (Ret), who until this Interview, has never publically discussed his son's life
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
- DTS - English
- PCM Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 04/15/2010
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."
USA Today - 04/09/2010
3 stars out of 4 -- "The film pieces together riveting archival footage from early gigs, concerts and studio sessions..."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/16/2010
"DiCillo knows what made this band great. He does justice to the music..." -- Grade: B+
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2010
"[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."
Empire - 06/25/2010
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."
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.