Dreamgirls
(Blu-ray)

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Format
Blu-ray
Edition
High definition Blu-ray widescreen edition.
Physical Desc
2 blu-ray discs (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
097361235608

Notes

General Note
Based on the book by Tom Eyen.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1. 12 extended and alternate scenes; music video "Listen" by Beyonce Knowles; never-before-seen Jenifer Hudson performance; "Dreamgirls" soundtrack promo. Disc 2. full length documentary "Building the dream"; original auditions and screen tests; previsualization sequences; featurettes "Dream logic" and "Dressing the Dreams."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger.
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.
System Details
HD Blu-ray (1080p); widescreen presentation, mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc; Dolby Digital. Special features in standard definition and high definition.
System Details
Requires a Blu-ray player.
Language
Closed captioned; audio in English 5.1, French 5.1 or Spanish 5.1; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
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., Beyoncé., Murphy, E., Glover, D., Hudson, J., Rose, A. N., Robinson, K., Krieger, H., & Eyen, T. (2007). Dreamgirls. High definition Blu-ray widescreen edition. 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. High definition Blu-ray widescreen edition. 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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