1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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With optional SDH English subtitles.
Narrator, Chan Marshall (Cat Power) ; producers, Alex Gibney, Amy J. Berg, Katherine LeBlond, Jeff Jampol ; editors, Billy McMillin, Garret Price, Joe Beshenkovsky ; music, Joel Shearer ; cinematographers, Francesco Carrozzini, Paula Huidobro, Jenna Rosher.
DVD; region 0; NTSC; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Documentary on rock singer Janis Joplin, with her own words telling much of the story through a series of letters she wrote home over the years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with musicians P!nk, Kris Kristofferson, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Weir, Juliette Lewis, TV presenter Dick Cavett, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, the Joplin family, and others.
Special features: Avalon vs. the Fillmore; Big Brother acapella; Influences; Walk of Fame ceremony.
Berg, Amy, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Joplin, Janis, performer.
Cat Power, 1972- narrator.
Gibney, Alex, film producer.
LeBlond, Katherine, 1976- film producer.
Jampol, Jeffrey, film producer.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), presenter.
Content Media Corporation, presenter.
Disarming Films, production company.
Jigsaw Productions, production company.
Thirteen Productions, production company.
MVD Visual (Firm), film distributor.
American masters (Television program)