Dreamgirls
(DVD)

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Published
Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2007].
ISBN
1415733155, 9781415733158
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content. Special features not rated.
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen.
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (approximately 376 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
032429019752

Notes

General Note
Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
General Note
"3-disc exclusive engagement"--Container.
General Note
Special features: Disc One (Feature Film): 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé Knowles. Disc Two (Special features): Go behind the scenes with the full-length documentary "Building the Dream"; original auditions and screen tests; previsualization sequences; image gallery; additional featurettes including "Dream Logic" and "Dressing the Dreams" and more. Disc Three (Exclusive Target special features): Jennifer Hudson premiere interview; MTV, Making the video "Listen"; "One Night Only" dance mix video; 8 mini featurettes.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Participants/Performers
Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson.
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 dreams.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content. Special features not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD is copy-protected.
Language
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed 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)

Mark, L., Condon, B., Foxx, J., Beyoncé., Murphy, E., Glover, D., Rose, A. N., Robinson, K., Hudson, J., Krieger, H., & Eyen, T. (2007). Dreamgirls. Widescreen. Universal City, Calif.: DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Laurence. Mark et al.. 2007. Dreamgirls. Universal City, Calif.: DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Laurence. Mark et al., Dreamgirls. Universal City, Calif.: DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mark, Laurence., et al. Dreamgirls. Widescreen. Universal City, Calif.: DreamWorks 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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