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Title Dreamgirls [(DVD) videorecording] / DreamWorks SKG ; Paramount Pictures ; Laurence Mark Productions ; produced by Laurence Mark ; screenplay by Bill Condon ; directed by Bill Condon.

Publication Info. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Language English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Based on the book by Tom Eyen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for langauges, 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 dream.
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 Musicals -- Videodiscs.
Girl groups (Musical groups) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Popular music -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American singers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 2007.
Genre Feature films.
Musical films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Mark, Laurence.
Condon, Bill, 1955-
Foxx, Jamie.
Beyoncé, 1981-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Glover, Danny.
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
Robinson, Keith.
Krieger, Henry.
Eyen, Tom. Dreamgirls.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Laurence Mark Productions (Firm)
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Dream girls
ISBN 1415731535
Standard No. 097363478249
Music No. 34782 Paramount Home Entertainment
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