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Glitter (2001)

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Release Date
 USA: Sep 21, 2001
 UK: 23 Nov 2001
DVD Release Date
 R1: Jan 15, 2002

Budget $22,000,000

Official Website:
Glitter Website

MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for some sensuality, language and brief violence.

Running Time
1 hour, 44 minutes

Country USA

Studio 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, Maroon Entertainment

More info on IMDb.com

Other Titles
• Glitter
• All That Glitters (2000)
• Glitter and Gold (2000)
• Maryah Carrey



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Genre: Romance, Drama, Musical, Biography, Murder, Period Piece, Showbiz, Campy

Tagline: In music she found her dream, her love, herself

Plot: With GLITTER, pop diva Mariah Carey shows that she has more to offer the world than just a beautiful singing voice. Carey plays Billie Frank, a shy, young mixed-race girl who is sent away by her alcoholic mother at a very early age. At an orphanage, she befriends Louise (Da Brat) and Roxanne (Tia Texada), with the help of her cuddly cat. Flash forward to 1983. Billie and her friends are spotted by a record producer, Timothy Walker (Terrence Howard), who wants them to sing backup for his latest pop-music discovery. But when super DJ Dice (Max Beesley) hears Billie's incredible voice, he makes a shady deal with Timothy to get her out of that dead-end situation. Soon, Billie and Dice are making hits inside the studio, and falling in love outside of it. Eventually, the pressure of her newfound celebrity puts too heavy a strain on Billie, forcing her to decide what it is she really wants from Dice, and what she wants for herself. Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall, GLITTER is a breezy return to the dance clubs and fashions of 1980s-era Manhattan, with a nostalgic electric musical score (compliments of Terence Blanchard and legendary producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis).

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 Directed by
Vondie Curtis-Hall
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 Written by
Cheryl L. West
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Kate Lanier
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 Cast
Mariah Carey
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Da Brat
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Ann Magnuson
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Eric Benet
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Max Beesley
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Tia Texada
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Valarie Pettiford
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 Music By
Terence Blanchard
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