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The Color Purple = La couleur pourpre

Author: Steven SpielbergKathleen KennedyFrank MarshallQuincy JonesMenno MeyjesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Black films and programs
Feature
Adaptation
Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spielberg; Kathleen Kennedy; Frank Marshall; Quincy Jones; Menno Meyjes; Whoopi Goldberg; Danny Glover; Oprah Winfrey; Adolph Caesar; Margaret Avery; Rae Dawn Chong; Alice Walker; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790729717 9780790729718 0790729865 9780790729862
OCLC Number: 38063484
Language Note: Dialogue in English, with optional French soundtrack, and optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Videodisc release of the 1985 motion picture by Warner Brothers.
Special features: cast; production notes; awards; theatrical trailers; film flash.
Credits: Music, Quincy Jones ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; production designer, G. Michael Riva ; director of photography, Allen Daviau.
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey.
Awards: Golden Globes, 1985: Best Actress (Drama) (Goldberg) ; Director's Guild of America, 1985: Best Director (Spielberg).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.; CHV rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, double-sided disc, widescreen; Dolby digital surround 5.1, Dolby digital surround stereo.
Contents: side A. Feature film --
side B. Special features.
Other Titles: Color purple (Motion picture)
Couleur pourpre
Responsibility: Warner Brothers presents ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

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An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.

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