1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Based on the musical play Chicago, directed and choreographed for the stage by Bob Fosse; based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. Special features: Never-before-seen deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes featurette.
Closed-captioned; English or French soundtrack.
System Details Note
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
The law in movies DVD collection.
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.
MPAA rating: PG-13, for sexual content and dialogue, violence and thematic elements.
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 and Actor in a Motion Picture-Musica or Comedy (Richard Gere); Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy (Renée Zellweger).