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Dreamgirls

Author: Laurence MarkBill CondonJamie FoxxBeyoncéEddie MurphyAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: Tom Eyen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Mark; Bill Condon; Jamie Foxx; Beyoncé; Eddie Murphy; Danny Glover; Anika Noni Rose; Keith Robinson; Jennifer Hudson; Henry Krieger; Tom Eyen; Dreamworks Pictures.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415731535 9781415731536
OCLC Number: 85777777
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen ; music by Henry Krieger.
Special features: 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers including a Jenifer Hudson performance not seen in theaters; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé
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.
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)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, NTSC.
Other Titles: Dreamgirls (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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