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The Color Purple (1985)


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Title: The Color Purple (1985)

Tagline: It's about life. It's about love. It's about us.

Genre: Drama

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Willard E. Pugh, Akosua Busia, Desreta Jackson, Adolph Caesar, Rae Dawn Chong, Dana Ivey, Leonard Jackson, Bennet Guillory, John Patton Jr., Carl Anderson, Susan Beaubian, James Tillis, Phillip Strong, Laurence Fishburne, Peto Kinsaka, Lelo Masamba, Margaret Freeman, Howard Starr, Daphaine Oliver, Jadili Johnson, Lillian Njoki Distefano, Donna Buie, Leon Rippy, John R. Hart, David Thomas, Carrie Murphy, Juliet Poe, Katie Simon, Ethel Taylor, Marcus Covington, Marcus Liles, April Myers, Maurice Moore, Lechanda Latharp, Drew Bundini Brown, Arnold F. Turner, Jeris Poindexter, Hawthorne James, Sonny Terry, Greg Phillinganes, Roy Gaines, Paulinho da Costa, Nana Yaw Asiedu, Clarence Avant, Bayo Martin, Ndugu Chandler, Jeffrey Kwashi, Pete Munzhi, Aniijia Rae Schockley, Maria Howell, Gayle King

Release: 1985-12-18

Runtime: 154

Plot: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.
The Color Purple (1985)


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