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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jamie Foxx
Usher
Beyonce Knowles
Anika Noni Rose
John Krasinski
Directors
Bill Condon
Screenwriters
Running Time
130 minutes

Dreamgirls
Jamie Foxx and Beyonce lead a dream cast in this original musical.


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Dreamgirls

Plot
In ’60s Detroit, entrepreneur Curtis Taylor Jr. (Foxx) moulds teen girl group The Dreamettes (Knowles, Hudson, Anika Noni Rose) into superstars of his recording empire. But their dreams come at high personal cost, and creative compromise has tragic consequences.


Verdict
Ardent, accomplished, overwhelmingly emotional, with something to say and a dream cast saying it in song. Bravo.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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