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The Resource Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; written by Joseph Howard ; directed by Emile Ardolino

Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; written by Joseph Howard ; directed by Emile Ardolino

Label
Sister act
Title
Sister act
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; written by Joseph Howard ; directed by Emile Ardolino
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this "divine comedy" a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters" complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Adam Greenberg ; editor, Richard Halsey ; music, Marc Shaiman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild violence and language
Language note
In English or French; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Makkena, Mary Wickes, Harvey Keitel, Bill Nunn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1934-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schwartz, Teri
  • Howard, Joseph
  • Ardolino, Emile
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Najimy, Kathy
  • Makkena, Wendy
  • Wickes, Mary
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Nunn, Bill
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Touchwood Pacific Partners I
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witnesses
  • Nuns
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; written by Joseph Howard ; directed by Emile Ardolino
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: featurette, music videos, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video disc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780788829864
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936159295
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sister act, Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; produced by Teri Schwartz ; written by Joseph Howard ; directed by Emile Ardolino
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: featurette, music videos, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video disc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780788829864
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936159295
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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