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The color purple

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (EAS, WSQ)

Edition

Two-disc special edition.

Languages

In English or French, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Performers

Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Willard Pugh, Akosua Busia, Dana Ivey, Larry Fishburne, Carl Anderson, John Patton, Jr.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011]

Summary

Title from container.

Based upon the novel by Alice Walker.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.

Special features: Award notes ; theatrical trailers ; 4 documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen, A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting, The color purple: the musical, and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple ; storyboard ; photo galleries.

Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.

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