Omnibus | Alice Walker and The Color Purple

Based on The Color Purple  by Alice Walker

From her retreat in northern California, and her home town in Georgia, the reclusive Alice Walker speaks to Omnibus about her life, her work and the creative tradition which has nurtured a generation of black women writers. And, in a rare interview, Spielberg talks about the challenge of translating this controversial book into a popular film.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 1'00'39''
  • Broadcast date: 1986

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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