Sparkle [videorecording] / Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films
DVDs | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | 2012 | [Widescreen version.]
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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2012.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Thai soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai.
Closed-captioned ; audio-described.
Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green.
Director, Salim Akil ; screenplay, Mara Brock Akil ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; producers, Debra Martin Chase, T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace, Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil ; music, Salaam Remi ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language, and smoking.
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.
Special features: director's commentary; a tribute to Whitney Houston; A dream come true : bringing the story to the big screen.