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Uniform Title Sparkle (Motion picture : 2012)
Title Sparkle [videorecording] / Tristar Pictures presents, in association with Stage 6 Films ; a Debra Martin Chase, T.D. Jakes, Akil Productions production ; directed by Salim Akil ; screenplay by Mara Brock Akil ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; produced by Debra Martin Chase, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    SPA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: director's commentary; a tribute to Whitney Houston; A dream come true : bringing the story to the big screen.
Credits Music composer, Salaam Remi ; executive music consultant, R. Kelly ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; choreography, Fatima Robinson.
Cast Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green.
Summary In the 1960s, Sparkle and her two sisters form a singing group and dream of becoming stars beyond the affluent Detroit suburb where they come from, and where they are already well-known. But as the sisters become more famous, the close-knit nature of their family begins to fall apart.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material and for some violence, language and smoking.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Thai dialogue, optional Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles ; descriptive audio ; closed-captioned.
Subject Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Sisters -- Drama.
African American singers -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Chase, Debra Martin.
Jakes, T. D.
Wallace, Curtis.
Akil, Mara Brock, 1970-
Akil, Salim, 1964-
Schumacher, Joel, 1939-
Rosenman, Howard.
Houston, Whitney.
Sparks, Jordin.
Luke, Derek, 1974-
Epps, Mike.
Ejogo, Carmen, 1974-
Sumpter, Tika.
Hardwick, Omari, 1974-
Cee-Lo (Musician)
Remi, Salaam.
Kelly, R. 1969-
Michos, Anastas.
Tri-Star Pictures.
Stage 6 Films.
Akil Productions.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 043396408104
Music No. 40810 Columbia
41183 Columbia

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