The Color Purple 1985

The Color Purple

This film follows the life of Celie, a young black girl growing up in the early 1900's. The first time we see Celie, she is 14 - and pregnant - by her father. We stay with her for the next 30 years of her tough life...

Books with substantial mentioning of The Color Purple
Charles L. P. Silet (editor)
The Films of Steven Spielberg, Critical Essays
Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford, 2002

Al Clark (editor)
The Film Yearbook 1997
New York, 1987
Books with an entry on The Color Purple
S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry
Historical dictionary of African American cinema
Lanham, Maryland - Toronto - Plymouth, UK, 2007

Larry Langman and David Ebner
Hollywood's Image of the South, A Century of Southern Films
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2001

The Color Purple
United States 1985

Directed by

Margaret Avery
Akosua Busia
Leonard Jackson
Carl Anderson


Running time:154 minutes
Country:United States

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