The Color Purple | 1985

Drama, Adaptation
Epic drama of an African-American woman's struggle to overcome poverty, adversity, and a marriage to brutal husband and eventually find her dignity in a period that spans over forty years from the turn-of-the-century.
Awards: 1 Golden Globe win. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Albert

Actor

... Celie

Actor

... Shug Avery

Actor

... Sofia

Actor

... Harpo

Actor

... Nettie

Actor

... Young Celie

Actor

... Old Mr

Actor

... Squeak

Actor

... Miss Millie

Actor

... Pa

Actor

... Grady

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Amblin Entertainment

Production Company

Guber/Peters Company

Production Company

Pacific Title & Art Studio

Production Company

Synopsis

Epic drama of an African-American woman's struggle to overcome poverty, adversity, and a marriage to brutal husband and eventually find her dignity in a period that spans over forty years from the turn-of-the-century.

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