|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
SummaryThe story of the rise and fall of three young women who make-up an African-American girl group in the racially turbulent 60s. Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars and eventually get their wish when they are asked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. After being 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.
Girl groups (Musical groups)
-- United States
Popular music -- United States -- Drama.
African American singers -- Drama.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Hollywood, Calif. :Paramount Home Entertainment,2007
|Other Titles|| Dreamgirls.
Beyoncé, 1981- actor
Murphy, Eddie, 1961- actor
Glover, Danny, actor.
Rose, Anika Noni, actor.
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- actor
Robinson, Keith, actor.
Condon, Bill, 1955- film director, screenwriter.
Mark, Laurence, film producer.
Krieger, Henry, composer.
Eyen, Tom. Dreamgirls.
Dreamworks Pictures, production company.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson.
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content.
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Tom Eyen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers - including a Jennifer Hudson performance not seen in theaters; Beyoncé music video "Listen."
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround stereo.
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).
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.