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|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)
|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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