Dreamgirls

    Genre
    Musical, Drama, Music
  • Runtime
    130 mins
  • Release Date
    2006
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Director Bill Condon brings Tom Eyen's Tony award-winning Broadway musical to the big screen in a tale of dreams, stardom, and the high cost of success in the cutthroat recording industry. Featuring an all-star cast including Beyonce, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Hudson in her breakout Academy Award winning performance as Effie, DREAMGIRLS, complete with high-energy show stoppers such as “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” captures the challenges of fame, especially for black women in the 1960s. With all its glimmer and rapturous music, this is one you'll be humming - and thinking about - long after the credits roll.
DIRECTED BY:
Bill Condon
WRITTEN BY:
Bill Condon, Tom Eyen (book - original Broadway production)
CAST INCLUDES:
Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson

SYNOPSIS

Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.

Dreamgirls

    Genre
    Musical, Drama, Music
  • Runtime
    130 mins
  • Release Date
    2006
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Bill Condon
WRITTEN BY
Bill Condon, Tom Eyen (book - original Broadway production)
CAST INCLUDES
Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson
Director Bill Condon brings Tom Eyen's Tony award-winning Broadway musical to the big screen in a tale of dreams, stardom, and the high cost of success in the cutthroat recording industry. Featuring an all-star cast including Beyonce, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Hudson in her breakout Academy Award winning performance as Effie, DREAMGIRLS, complete with high-energy show stoppers such as “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” captures the challenges of fame, especially for black women in the 1960s. With all its glimmer and rapturous music, this is one you'll be humming - and thinking about - long after the credits roll.

Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.