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Color Purple, The (1985)


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5 out of 10 Excellent
Karol from Cork, 29 Mar 2011
Saw this years ago as a young teen, but having recently read the book had to see the film again. Loved it (but book is so much better) Very powerful scenes and moving moments. Whoopi is fantastic as Celie and Danny Glover plays the "bully husband" brilliant. Make sure to have the tissue ready with this one.
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Steven Spielberg's masterful adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel stars Whoppi Goldberg (GHOST, SISTER ACT), in her impressive screen debut, as Celie, a sharecropper's daughter living in rural Georgia. The film opens in 1909 when Celie is a young girl, a victim of incest, pregnant with her father's child. Ugly and unloved, separated from her children and her sister, Celie's only option is marriage to an abusive, philandering husband (Danny Glover - LETHAL...

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