• Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Release Date: November 27th, 2015

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Archival footage and interviews highlight the life and career of singer-songwriter Janis Joplin, from her musical rise in the 1960s to her battle with alcohol and heroin addiction.

Cast: Cat Power

Director: Amy Berg

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Disarming Films, Jigsaw Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    While there are numerous dynamite performance clips, Berg's film is generally more revealing on a personal level than as an appreciation of her music. show more

  • 75
    Farran Smith NehmeNew York Post

    The movie doesn’t rise above its music-doc formula of photo, clip, talking head. But for fans — like me — it’s a heartfelt, engrossing tribute. show more

  • 88
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    A terrific film, not as moving or damning as this year’s Amy Winehouse expose, but a warm piece of cinematic scholarship. show more

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