The Color Purple
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
Based on the novel by Alice Walker
Special features: Disc one: Awards notes; theatrical trailers. Disc two: 4 all-new documentaries: Conversations with the ancestors: from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting; The color purple: the musical; and Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; storyboard and photo galleries
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This is based on the novel by Alice Walker. Set in the South in the early 20th century, it tells the story of Celie, an African American woman forced to live a life of abuse and squalor. Her life is not that different from that of a slave and the emotional arc of the film echoes that of 12 Years ... Read More »
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