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Author: Steven SpielbergKathleen KennedyFrank MarshallQuincy JonesMenno MeyjesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
French language materials
Spanish language materials
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Drama
Feature films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction
Material Type: 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; Akosua Busia; Willard Pugh; Allen Daviau; J Michael Riva; Michael Kahn; Alice Walker; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; Amblin Entertainment (Firm),; Guber-Peters Company,; Warner Home Video (Firm),; Warner Bros. Entertainment,
ISBN: 1419855093 9781419855092
OCLC Number: 132781481
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include cast biographies, production notes, awards, theatrical trailers.
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, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh.
Awards: Golden Globes, 1986: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Whoopi Goldberg).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format; region 1; widescreen version; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), surround stereo (French).
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 ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production.

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

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