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The Color Purple (DVD)

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    Steven Spielberg's masterful adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel stars Whoppi Goldberg, 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) who treats her little better than a slave. Her life changes forever when her husband brings his mistress, a beautiful blues singer named Shug (Margaret Avery), into the house. THE COLOR PURPLE was also the film debut for Oprah Winfrey, who beautifully plays Celie's sister-in-law, Sofia. THE COLOR PURPLE was nominated for 11 Academy Awards (including one each for Goldberg, Avery, and Winfrey) but surprisingly won no Oscars, and although the film was nominated for a Best Picture award, Spielberg was snubbed by the academy and was not nominated for Best Director.


    UPC 085391163107
    Studio Warner Brothers
    Format DVD
    Genre Drama
    Rating Parental Guidance 13+
    Dimensions 5.75" x 0.53" x 7.75" WxHxD
    Weight 0.2 lbs
    Stars Rae Dawn Chong, Akosua Busia, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Willard Pugh, Margaret Avery, Adolph Caesar
    Directors Steven Spielberg
    Dimensions 7.5x5.3x0.6
    Country of Origin United States

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      Had this video on VHS, had to replace it with a DVD finally. The movie follows the book really well, almost word for word.

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      I would recommend purchasing dvd's from this site again. No problems at all.

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      The DVD was brand new and cheaper than any other place. Got my DVD fast too! And I didn't have to pay extra to get it here fast. The color purple is a DVD that you must flip over to watch the other half of movie. Inwas confused at first when movie just ended without it saying to flip it over.

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      This has been an all time favorite movie of mine and had to own it on DVD. Glad that you had it in stock and at a great price. The quality of movie was just perfect. I do wish shipping specials would be applied to DVDs, CD's and Books; but other then that, my shopping experience with Overstock was once again satisfying!!! Thanks!!!

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