The Color Purple
Story: Forty years in the life of a poor black
woman in the south.
Scenery: One scene involving a flower filmed
on a floral farm in north Monterey County near Watsonville.
Director: Steven Spielberg.
Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Danny
Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Rae Dawn Chong, Larry Fishburne.
Studio: Warner Brothers/Amblin
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound: Dolby Stereo
Running time: 152 min.
Academy Awards: Nominated for best picture,
actress (Whoopi Goldberg), supporting actress (two: Margaret Avery and Oprah
Winfrey), original score, song, adapted screenplay, cinematography, costume
design, art direction.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, profanity,