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What's Love Got to Do with It
Director: Brian Gibson (Dir)
Release Date:   1993
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 9 Jun 1993; New York opening: week of 9 Jun 1993
Duration (in mins):   129
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Cast:   Angela Bassett (Tina Turner)  
    Laurence Fishburne (Ike Turner)  
    Vanessa Bell Calloway (Jackie)  
    Jenifer Lewis (Zelma Bullock)  
    Chi (Fross)  

Production Company: Touchstone Pictures (The Walt Disney Company)
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution (The Walt Disney Company)
Director: Brian Gibson (Dir)
Producer: Doug Chapin (Prod)
  Barry Krost (Prod)
Writer: Kate Lanier (Scr)
Photography: Jamie Anderson (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Stephen Altman (Prod des)
Film Editor: Stuart Pappe (Film ed)
  David Rawlins (Film ed)
  Michael J. Hill (Film ed)
  Thomas G. Finnan (Film ed)
Music: Stanley Clarke (Mus score)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the book I Tina by Tina Turner with Kurt Loder (New York, 1986).
Authors: Tina Turner
  Kurt Loder

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Touchstone Pictures, an accepted alternative of the Walt Disney Company 18/6/1993 dd/mm/yyyy PA620031

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: with songs

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   9 Jun 1993   p. 1.
New York Times   9 Jun 1993   p. 15.
Variety   14 Jun 1993   p. 54, 67.

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