Sparkle (2012)

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  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 2012-08-17
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 52 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Akil Production Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Musical prodigy, Sparkle struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother, she tries to balance a new romance with music manager Stix while dealing with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era.

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  • Whitney Houston

    as Emma
  • Jordin Sparks

    as Sparkle
  • Carmen Ejogo

    as Sister Williams
  • Tika Sumpter

    as Delores
  • Derek Luke

    as Stix
  • Cee Lo Green

    as The girls' opening act
  • Mike Epps

    as Satin
  • Omari Hardwick

    as Levi
  • Nicholas Ritz

    as Pedestrian
  • Abe Larkin

    as Couple
Directing Salim Akil Director
Writing Mara Brock Akil Writer
Sound R. Kelly Songs
Editing Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Production Twinkie Byrd Casting
Art Gary Frutkoff Production Design
Art Gary Myers Art Direction
Art Tina Tottis Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
Production Debra Martin Chase Producer
Camera Anastas N. Michos Director of Photography