New Release: When You’re Strange DVD and Blu-ray

The Doors When You're Strange documentary sceneIconic band The Doors is the subject of the documentary When You’re Strange,which was released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 29, 2010, from Eagle Rock Entertainment.

Written and directed by Tom DiCillo (Delirious), the film features previously unreleased footage of the rock band and provides insight into the impact of the group’s music and legacy.

When You're Strange DVD boxActor Johnny Depp (Chocolat) narrates the 90-minute film, the first feature-length documentary about The Doors. A film based on the band and its legendary lead singer and composer Jim Morrison was released in 1991 starring Val Kilmer and Meg Ryan.

As well as “When You’re Strange,” which many vampire fans will remember as the song from ’80s vampire teen flick The Lost Boys, The Doors are famous for “Light My Fire,” “Break On Through” and many others.

Documentary When You’re Strange had a brief theatrical run, and DiCillo talked about one showing on his blog. The movie premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was an Official Selection at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival.

A soundtrack CD from the film also will be available.


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.