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The color purple

Author: Steven SpielbergKathleen KennedyFrank MarshallQuincy JonesMenno MeyjesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two-disc special edView all editions and formats
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The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Alice Walker
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spielberg; Kathleen Kennedy; Frank Marshall; Quincy Jones; Menno Meyjes; Danny Glover; Adolph Caesar; Margaret Avery; Rae Dawn Chong; Whoopi Goldberg; Oprah Winfrey; Allen Daviau; J Michael Riva; Michael Kahn; Alice Walker; Warner Bros.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790749874 9780790749877
OCLC Number: 51729025
Language Note: English and dubbed French versions ; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; English closed captions.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Credits: Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
Cast: Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.
Awards: Nominee, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Whoopi Goldberg), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Margaret Avery), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Oprah Winfrey), Best Art Direction-Set Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Make-up, Best Music - Original Score, Best Music - Original Song, Best Picture, Best Writing - Screenplay based on material from another medium, 1986 Academy Awards (USA) ; Winner, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen, Pat Kehoe, Richard A. Wells, Victoria E. Rhodes), 1986 Directors Guild of America Awards ; Winner, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Whoopi Goldberg), 1986 Golden Globes ; Winner, Best Actress (Whoopi Goldberg), Best Picture, 1985 National Board of Review, USA.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Widescreen; Dolby digital surround 5.1 or 2.0.
Contents: Disc one: 2002 digital transfer of the film ; soundtrack remastered ; interactive menus ; award notes ; theatrical trailers --
Disc two: All-new documentaries, Conversations with the ancestors ; a collaboration of spirits ; Color Purple: the musical and Cultivating a classic: the making of the Color Purple ; storyboard and photo galleries.
Other Titles: Color purple (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

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The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.

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