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Sparkle [videorecording] / 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.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]

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Salem Adult DVD (Storage) DVD/FIC/ S (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ S (Text to phone) Checked out 08/20/2014

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: 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: Rating: R; for language, sexual content, some drug use and brief nudity CHV rating; PG.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40); Dolby Digital.
Language Note: English, French or Thai dialogue; Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned; audio described.
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).

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