Final 24 – Janis Joplin
This compelling documentary unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result in the tragic death of the famed notorious and the iconic. Part of a series, every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different famous person’s life. By weaving the star’s back-story with events from their last day, it attempts to uncover the mystery of how each celebrity met their untimely end.
October 3rd 1970: Janis Joplin, the undisputed queen of rock and roll, listens to the acoustic version of “Buried Alive in the Blues” at Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles. She is scheduled to record the vocals the following day…but she’ll never make it. Within 24 hours, she’ll be found dead in her room, her death believed to be caused by an accidental heroin overdose. Featuring archival footage and dramatic reenactments, Final 24 documents the final moments of this rock star’s life.