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The Color Purple - Blu-ray Review

15 February 2011 9:16 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Steven Spielberg directed a film version of Alice Walker.s novel that at the time was somewhat controversial. More for the color of its director, but it seems like much of a tame controversy as time has passed. What you do find is a fantastic film. In the 1930s South, Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) has had a hard life. She was raped by her father (Leonard Jackson) and had two children by him by her fourteenth birthday. She.s forced into an unhappy marriage with widower Albert Johnson (Danny Glover) who treats her more as the help than as a wife. Not to mention the constant beatings that has broken Celie. Celie.s sister Nettie (Akosua Busia) comes to live with her and »

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