Color Purple (1985) 35th Anniversary presented by TCM, The

Program | 160 Minutes

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Academy Award® winner Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey star in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple. From 1909 to 1949, Celie (Goldberg--Ghosts of Mississippi), a Southern Black woman, gradually gains self-respect as she strives to educate herself and to find love--despite an abusive spouse and a society biased against her race and her sex.

Cast & Crew

Movie Cast
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Danny Glover
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Margaret Avery
  • Willard E. Pugh
Movie Crew
  • Steven Spielberg

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