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The Color Purple

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d83NnlL83mc

DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg

BASED ON A NOVEL BY: Alice Walker

NOTABLE APPEARANCES: Danny Glover, Whoopie Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.

RELEASE DATE: 1985

RUNNING TIME: 154 min

COUNTRY: USA

LANGUAGE: English

RATING: 15

KEY THEMES/ ISSUES: Childhood sexual assault and rape, forced marriage, domestic abuse, racism and racial segregation, human rights.

Heart-wrenching and universally loved The Color Purple is about the trials and tribulations of black women in the turn-of-the-century south, and how they conquered over all the abuse, the poverty, and the lack of anything resembling a life.

 
 

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