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The Doors

Synopsis

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The first showing on network television for this musical biography of rock legend Jim Morrison , starring Val Kilmer , Meg Ryan and Kyle MacLachlan
Oliver Stone's intense portrayal of the so-called "Lizard King" and demon prince of 60s rock begins in California in 1965, with the 22-year-old Morrison spending his time on the beach writing poetry and taking drugs. After dropping out of college with fellow student Ray Manzarek he formsthe Doors with two other musicians.
The remaining film catalogues Morrison's journey to an early grave in 1971, combining brilliantly staged concert sequences with his now legendary narcotic and sexual habits. Classic hits such as Riders on the Storm, Hello, I Love You, Break On
Through, Light My Fire and The End are all featured along the way.
(1991) Stereo Subtitled .............. * FILM REVIEWS pages 56-65

Contributors

Director: Oliver Stone
Jim Momson: Val Kilmer
Pamela Courson: Meg Ryan
Ray Manzarek: Kyle MacLachlan
John Densmore: Kevin Dillon
Robby Krieger: Frank Whaley
Cat: Billy Idol
Dog: Dennis Burkley
Bill Siddons: Josh Evans
Tom Baker: Michael Madsen
Patricia Kennealy: Kathleen Quinlan
Paul Rothchild: Michael Wincott
Andy Warhol: Crispin Glover
Mom: Gretchen Becker
Dad: Jerry Sturm
Young Jim Morrison: Sean Stone
Shaman: Floyd Red Crow Westerman
Dorothy: Kelly Ann Hu
Jerry: John Capodice
Jac Holzman: Mark Moses
Bruce Botnick: Frank Military
Ed Sullivan: Will Jordan
Edie: Jennifer Rubin
Nico: Kristina Fulton
Chuck Vincent: Hawthorne James






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