Johnny Depp opens the Doors of Perception

Following a prestigious festival run, WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE: A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS will receive a UK cinematic release on July 2nd 2010. The crowd-pleasing documentary has been featured at the Sundance, Berlin, Deauville and San Sebastian Film Festivals and most recently played to sold-out shows at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.

Produced by Wolf Films/Strange Pictures, in association with Rhino Entertainment, and released by Abramorama, the 90-minute film is the first feature documentary about The Doors.

They say if you remember the ‘60s you weren’t there,” said producer Dick Wolf. “I can state definitively that one of the things I do remember is buying THE DOORS first album the day it came out and then listening to it about ten or twelve times in a row. Both sides. Every song. I’ve been a fan ever since. This movie is the story of the band but it is also an insight into a moment in time that will never be repeated.”

WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy. Directed by award-winning writer/director Tom DiCillo and narrated by Johnny Depp, the film is a riveting account of the band’s history.

Said Depp, “Watching the hypnotic, hitherto unreleased footage of Jim, John, Ray and Robby, I felt like I experienced it all through their eyes. As a rock n’ roll documentary, or any kind of documentary for that matter, it simply doesn’t get any better than this. What an honor to have been involved. I am as proud of this as anything I have ever done.”

Track Listing (all poems read by Johnny Depp)
1. Poem: “Cinema”
2. Poem: “The Spirit Of Music”
3. “Moonlight Drive” – The Doors
4. Poem: “The Doors Of Perception”
5. “Break On Through (To The Other Side)” (Live – Isle Of Wight 1970) – The Doors
6. Poem: “A Visitation Of Energy”
7. “Light My Fire” (Live – The Ed Sullivan Show 1967) – The Doors
8. “To Really Be A Superstar” – Jim Morrison (Interview)
9. “Five To One” – The Doors
10. Poem: “Wasting The Dawn”
11. “When The Music’s Over” (Live – Danish TV 1968) – The Doors
12. a) “The Four Of Us Are Musicians” – Jim Morrison (Interview)
b) “I’d Like Them To Listen” – Ray Manzarek (Interview)
c) “Rock & Roll And Jazz” – John Densmore (Interview)
d) “Our Music Is Symbolic” – Robby Krieger (Interview)
13. “Hello, I Love You” – The Doors
14. “Dead Serious” – Jim Morrison (Interview)
15. “People Are Strange” – The Doors
16. Poem: “Inside The Dream”
17. “Soul Kitchen” – The Doors
18. Poem: “We Have Been Metamorphosized”
19. Poem: “Touch Scares”
20. “Touch Me” – The Doors
21. Poem: “Naked We Come”
22. Poem: “O Great Creator Of Being”
23. “The End” – The Doors
24. Poem: “The Girl Of The Ghetto”
25. “L.A. Woman” – The Doors
26. Poem: “Crossroads”
27. “Roadhouse Blues” (Live – New York 1970) – The Doors
28. Poem: “Ensenada”
29. “Riders On The Storm” – The Doors
30. Poem: “As I Look Back”
31. “The Crystal Ship” – The Doors
32. Poem: “Goodbye America”


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