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Sparkle / Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films ; directed by Salim Akil ; screenplay by Mara Brock Akil ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; produced by Debra Martin Chase [and others].

Chase, Debra Martin. (Added Author). Akil, Mara Brock, 1970- (Added Author). Akil, Salim, 1964- (Added Author). Jakes, T. D. (Added Author). Wallace, Curtis. (Added Author). Schumacher, Joel, 1939- (Added Author). Rosenman, Howard. (Added Author). Houston, Whitney. (Added Author). Sparks, Jordin. (Added Author). Luke, Derek, 1974- (Added Author). Epps, Mike. (Added Author). Ejogo, Carmen, 1974- (Added Author). Sumpter, Tika. (Added Author). Remi, Salaam. (Added Author). Tri-Star Pictures. (Added Author). Stage 6 Films. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Music, Salaam Remi ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire. (Cast).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Dorchester County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library DVD FIC SPA (Text) 30018004290991 Adult DVD Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch DVD FIC SPA (Text) 30018004601767 Adult DVD Checked out 05/24/2018

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: director's commentary; a tribute to Whitney Houston; A dream come true : bringing the story to the big screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Salaam Remi ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material and for some violence, language and smoking CHV rating; PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned; audio described.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
African American singers > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Musical films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Topic Heading: French language.
Thai language.
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