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Sparkle [videorecording] / Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil.

Call number: DVD SPARKLE
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]
Publication date: [2012]
Subject: Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Sisters -- Drama.
African American singers -- Drama.
Title: Sparkle [videorecording] / Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil.
Physical description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter.
Credits note: Score, Salaam Remi ; cinematography, Anastas N. Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropsphire.
Target audience note: Rating: R; for language, sexual content, some drug use and brief nudityCHV rating; PG.
Notes: English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); AC-3.
Summary note: Set 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.
Genre: Feature films.
Musical films
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added author: Tri-Star Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Chase, Debra Martin.
Akil, Mara Brock, 1970-
Akil, Salim, 1964-
Houston, Whitney.
Sparks, Jordin.
Luke, Derek, 1974-
Epps, Mike.
Ejogo, Carmen, 1974-
Sumpter, Tika.
Remi, Salaam.
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Bib No.: 1410811

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