This rags-to-riches tale stars pop diva Mariah Carey as Billie Frank, a singer who rises above a hardscrabble childhood to become a major force in the music biz. Sent to foster care after she's endangered by her alcoholic mother, Billie eventually breaks into the industry as a backup singer; her rise to stardom is accelerated when she's discovered by an influential club owner (Max Beesley).
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- Vondie Curtis-Hall
PG-13Some sensuality, language and brief violence
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
English, FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; 2 music videos by Mariah Carey; director's commentary; filmographies.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it