The Color Purple

 The Color Purple,film still

Steven Spielberg, The Color Purple, (film still), 1985. 153 min., colour, sound.

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The Color Purple

Friday January 25 & Saturday January 26

Dir. Steven Spielberg
1985| 2 h 33 min

This richly-textured, powerful film adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel garnered 11 Oscar nominations. In her film debut, Whoopi Goldberg stars as Celie Harris-Johnson, a poor black woman in pre-WWII Georgia who suffers abuse at the hands of her brutal husband before eventually escaping to a new life. Featuring music by Quincy Jones (who co-produced the film), the box office hit also stars Danny Glover, Rae Dawn Chong, Laurence Fishburne and Oprah Winfrey.

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