Dreamgirls
(DVD)

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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, some sexuality and drug content.
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Language
English
ISBN
1415731551, 9781415731550
UPC
097361235448

Notes

General Note
Based on the book by Tom Eyen.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
General Note
Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance.
Restrictions on Access
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Participants/Performers
Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, some sexuality and drug content.
System Details
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
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).
Awards
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).

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APA Citation (style guide)

Foxx, J., Mark, L., Condon, B., Knowles, B., Murphy, E., Glover, D., Hudson, J., Rose, A. N., Robinson, K., Krieger, H., & Eyen, T. (2007). Dreamgirls. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jamie. Foxx et al.. 2007. Dreamgirls. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jamie. Foxx et al., Dreamgirls. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Foxx, Jamie., et al. Dreamgirls. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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