In New Orleans, Jim Morrison plays his final show with The Doors. He knows the band is done. But he’s not thinking of The Doors. Instead, he’s thinking of one of the most chilling murder sprees in American history. And he’s thinking of Paris, a city he barely knows but one that calls to him – a place to escape to, get lost in, and become whoever he wants to be.
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