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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.

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


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Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 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.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre ; choreographer, Fatima Robinson.
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy-protected.
Language English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Special features: 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers including a Jenifer Hudson performance not seen in theaters; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé.
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 Eyen, Tom -- Film adaptations.
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.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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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