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Title Dreamgirls [videorecording] / DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Dreamgirls    ---  DUE 09-12-16 Billed
Edition 2-Disc ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book by Tom Eyen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson.
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 dream.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, some sexuality and drug content.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Language English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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.
Conjuntos musicales -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Cantantes -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Musical -- Feature.
Women -- Feature.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Added Author Mark, Laurence.
Condon, Bill, 1955-
Foxx, Jamie.
Beyonce, 1981-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Glover, Danny.
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
Robinson, Keith.
Krieger, Henry, 1945-
Eyen, Tom, 1940-1991 Dreamgirls.
DreamWorks SKG (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Laurence Mark Productions (Firm)
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1415731578
Standard No. 097361235547
Music No. 12355 Paramount Home Entertainment

 
    
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