Janis: Little Girl Blue

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Janis: Little Girl Blue
Janis Little Girl Blue.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAmy J. Berg
Produced by
StarringJanis Joplin
Narrated byCat Power
Edited by
  • Mark Harrison
  • Maya Hawke
  • Garret Price
  • Brendan Walsh
Distributed byFilmRise
Release date
  • September 6, 2015 (2015-09-06) (Venice)
  • November 27, 2015 (2015-11-27) (US)
Running time
103 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Box office$489,238[2]

Janis: Little Girl Blue is a 2015 American documentary film directed by Amy J. Berg, about the American singer-songwriter Janis Joplin. It was premiered at the 2015 Venice Film Festival and then shown in the TIFF Docs section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.[3]



The film received positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports a 94% score, based on 78 reviews, with an average rating of 7.48/10.[4] Metacritic reports a 74 out of 100 score, based on 20 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[5]


  1. ^ "Janis: Little Girl Blue (15)". British Board of Film Classification. January 25, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  2. ^ "Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) - International Box Office Results". Box Office Mojo. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved February 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Toronto Film Festival Adds 60+ Titles". IndieWire. Archived from the original on August 11, 2015. Retrieved August 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "Janis: Little Girl Blue reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved June 1, 2020.

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