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The Resource Sparkle, Tristar Pictures presens in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil, (videorecording)

Sparkle, Tristar Pictures presens in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil, (videorecording)

Label
Sparkle
Title
Sparkle
Statement of responsibility
Tristar Pictures presens in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • tha
  • fre
  • chi
  • tha
  • kor
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Score, Salaam Remi ; cinematography, Anastas N. Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropsphire
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking
Language note
English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired ; audio description for the visually impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S63 2012
PerformerNote
Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1974-
  • 1970-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Houston, Whitney
  • Sparks, Jordin
  • Luke, Derek
  • Epps, Mike
  • Ejogo, Carmen
  • Sumpter, Tika
  • Chase, Debra Martin
  • Akil, Mara Brock
  • Akil, Salim
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • African American singers
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sparkle, Tristar Pictures presens in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: director's commentary; a tribute to Whitney Houston; a dream come true: bringing the story to the big screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn812652161
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 SPARKLE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; DVS ; LAP ; F1210M1 ; [A18MD038, #6, 8@9.99, wjm/CD]
Other control number
043396408104
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
40810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 812652161
  • (Sirsi) 812652161
  • (OCoLC)812652161
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sparkle, Tristar Pictures presens in association with Stage 6 Films ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; director, Salim Akil, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: director's commentary; a tribute to Whitney Houston; a dream come true: bringing the story to the big screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn812652161
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 791.437 SPARKLE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; DVS ; LAP ; F1210M1 ; [A18MD038, #6, 8@9.99, wjm/CD]
Other control number
043396408104
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
40810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 812652161
  • (Sirsi) 812652161
  • (OCoLC)812652161
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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