Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg presents an insightful portrait of Janis Joplin, the original “Rock Chick” whose ferocious, soulful voice successfully broke into the male-dominated music scene.
★★★★★ “Masterful” – Owen Gleiberman, BBC
“Mindblowing” – Screen Daily
“Raw and Powerful” – The Wrap
Oscar-nominated Amy Berg presents an insightful portrait of Janis Joplin, one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time. A tragic and misunderstood figure Joplin thrilled millions of listeners and blazed new creative trails before her tragic death in 1971 at age 27. Her life and career is examined here for the first time on film, presenting an intimate and insightful portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist.