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The Color Purple
Directed by:
Steven Spielberg

Released in the USA on December 16 of 1985, "The Color Purple" (also known as "Moon Song", "Farbe Lila, Die", "Colore viola, Il") is a Drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Menno Meyjes (screenplay) . Danny Glover is starring, alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia and Desreta Jackson.

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Who is the director of "The Color Purple":

The Color Purple was directed by Steven Spielberg, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Color Purple, Steven Spielberg had directed Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, released in 1984, Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), 1941 (1979), and Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). Since, he directed Empire of the Sun, released in 1987, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Always (1989), Hook (1991), Jurassic Park (1993), and Schindler's List (1993).

What was the release date of "The Color Purple":

The Color Purple was first released on Monday, December 16, 1985, in the United States.. This was thirty-three (33) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 01, 1986 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, May 10, 1986 in France; Thursday, August 21, 1986 in Germany; Saturday, October 04, 1986 in Italy; Monday, September 15, 1986 in Spain; Thursday, June 05, 1986 in Australia and on Saturday, September 13, 1986 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Color Purple":

At the casting of The Color Purple we find Danny Glover, previously seen in Places in the Heart (1984) and Iceman (1984); Whoopi Goldberg (); Margaret Avery (The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979), Scott Joplin (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey can both be seen in Beloved, released in 1998.
  • Oprah Winfrey and Akosua Busia have both also be seen in Native Son, released in 1986.
  • Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg also worked together in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, released in 1998.
  • Desreta Jackson and Whoopi Goldberg can also be seen in Sister Act, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "The Color Purple":

Taking place in the Southern United States during the early 1900s to late 1940s, the movie tells the life of a poor African American woman named Celie Harris (Whoopi Goldberg) whose abuse begins when she is young. By the time she is 14, she has already had two children by her father (Leonard Jackson). He takes them away from her at childbirth and forces the young Celie (Desreta Jackson) to marry a wealthy young local widower Albert Johnson, known to her only as "Mister" (Danny Glover), who treats her like a [...]

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