Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, .
2 videodiscs (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Based on the musical play 'Chicago', directed and choreographed for the stage by Bob Fosse; based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: [Disc 1]: Feature commentary with director Rob Marshall and screenwriter Bill Condon; exclusive new bonus material, "From stage to screen": the history of 'Chicago'; deleted musical number "Class" performed by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah; [Disc 2]: extended musical performances ; Chita Rivera's encore; an intimate look at director Rob Marshall; when Liza Minnelli became Roxy Hart; Academy Award-winning production designer John Myhre; Academy Award-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood; VH1 Behind the movie.
Director of photography, Dion Beebe ; editor, Martin Walsh ; music, John Kander ; lyrics, Fred Ebb ; original score music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, John Myhre ; choreography, Rob Marshall.
Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reily, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs, Christine Baranski.
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.
MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexual content and dialogue, violence and thematic elements.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 TVs. ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Motion Picture of the Year (Marty Richards); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Catherine Zeta-Jones); Best Achievement in Editing (Martin Walsh); Best Achievement in Costume Design (Colleen Atwood); Best Achievement in Art Direction (John Myhre, Gordon Sim); Best Achievement in Sound (Michael Minkler, Dominic Tavella, David Lee)
Golden Globes, 2003: Best motion Picture-Musical or Comedy; Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy (Richard Gere); Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy (Renée Zellweger)