The Resource 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, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil, (videorecording)

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, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil, (videorecording)

Label
Sparkle
Title
Sparkle
Statement of responsibility
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, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • tha
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
  • tha
  • kor
  • 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
Music, Salaam Remi ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material and for some violence, language and smoking
  • CHV rating; PG
Language note
English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned; audio described
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S63 2012
PerformerNote
Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1964-
  • 1939-
  • 1974-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chase, Debra Martin
  • Akil, Mara Brock
  • Akil, Salim
  • Jakes, T. D
  • Wallace, Curtis
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Rosenman, Howard
  • Houston, Whitney
  • Sparks, Jordin
  • Luke, Derek
  • Epps, Mike
  • Ejogo, Carmen
  • Sumpter, Tika
  • Remi, Salaam
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Stage 6 Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • African American singers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn812652161
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396408104
  • 043396411838
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 40810
  • 41183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)812652161
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn812652161
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396408104
  • 043396411838
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 40810
  • 41183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)812652161
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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