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Sparkle / Tristar Pictures presents in association with Stage 6 Films ; a Debra Martin Chase production ; a T.D. Jakes production ; an Akil Productions production ; directed by Salim Akil ; screenplay by Mara Brock Akil ; story by Joel Schumacher and Howard Rosenman ; produced by Debra Martin Chase ; produced by T.D. Jakes and Curtis Wallace ; produced by Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil.

Chase, Debra Martin (Added Author). Jakes, T. D. (Added Author). Wallace, Curtis. (Added Author). Akil, Mara Brock, 1970- (Added Author). Akil, Salim, 1964- (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). Hardwick, Omari, 1974- (Added Author). Cee-Lo (Musician) (Added Author). Remi, Salaam. (Added Author). Kelly, R. (Added Author). Michos, Anastas. (Added Author). Tri-Star Pictures. (Added Author). Stage 6 Films. (Added Author). Akil Productions. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green. (Cast).
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  • 37 of 38 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID SPA DVD (Text) 34207001727420 DVDs-Adult Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron DVD 1452 (Text) 75253000044027 DVD/Musical Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston DVD SPA (Text) 38209000790629 DVD Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD MUSICAL SPA (Text) 34304000703268 Adult - DVD Available -
Eckhart PL - Main DVD Sparkle (Text) 840191002008171 Movies - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD PG-13 SPA (Text) 33187003373905 Digital Video Disc Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD SPA (Text) 32826011939139 DVD Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD 2142 SPAR (Text) 39213000645014 Adult DVDs Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch DVD.a SPARKLE (Text) 78294000241901 DVD Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c SPARKLE (Text) 78294000242949 DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 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 composer, Salaam Remi ; executive music consultant, R. Kelly ; director of photography, Anastas Michos ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; choreography, Fatima Robinson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Ceelo Green.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation (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.

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