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Uniform Title Dreamgirls (Motion picture)
Title Dreamgirls [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Laurence Mark production, a Bill Condon film ; produced by Laurence Mark ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2007]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    DRE    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    DRE    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library DVD    DRE    Available
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen ; music by Henry Krieger.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, NTSC.
Language English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre ; choreographer, Fatima Robinson.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson.
Note Special features: 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers including a Jenifer Hudson performance not seen in theaters; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy-protected.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content.
Summary Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams.
Awards Academy Awards (USA), 2007: Oscar - Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson)
Golden Globes, USA, 2007: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Eddie Murphy) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Jennifer Hudson)
Subject Girl groups (Musical groups) -- United States -- Drama.
Popular music -- United States -- Drama.
African American singers -- Drama.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Eyen, Tom -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Added Author Mark, Laurence.
Condon, Bill, 1955-
Foxx, Jamie.
Beyoncé, 1981-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Glover, Danny.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
Robinson, Keith, 1976-
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Krieger, Henry.
Eyen, Tom. Dreamgirls.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1415731535
Standard No. 097363478249
Music No. 34782 DreamWorks Home Entertainment

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