The Color Purple (1985)

Based on The Color Purple  by Alice Walker

Celie, a poor black girl, fights to hold on to her self-esteem when she is separated from her sister and forced into a brutal marriage. Directed by Steven Spielberg.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Duration: 2'24'41''
  • Broadcast date: 2021

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

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