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Author: Debra Martin ChaseT D JakesCurtis WallaceMara Brock AkilSalim AkilAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Musical films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Martin Chase; T D Jakes; Curtis Wallace; Mara Brock Akil; Salim Akil; Joel Schumacher; Howard Rosenman; Whitney Houston; Jordin Sparks; Derek Luke; Mike Epps; Carmen Ejogo; Tika Sumpter; Omari Hardwick; Cee-Lo, (Musician); Salaam Remi; R Kelly; Anastas Michos; Tri-Star Pictures.; Stage 6 Films.; Akil Productions.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 812652161
Language Note: English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned; audio described.
Notes: Originally produced 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.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material and for some violence, language and smoking; CHV rating; PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Sparkle (Motion picture : 2012)
Responsibility: Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films ; a Debra Martin Chase production ; a T.D. Jakes production ; an Akil Productions production ; directed by Salim Akil ; screenplay by Mara Brock Akil ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; produced by Debra Martin Chase ; produced by T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace ; produced by Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil.

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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. Features the late Whitney Houston's final screen performance.

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