The color purple
(Blu-ray) 

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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011].
Edition
Blu-ray edition.
ISBN
0780667832, 9780780667839
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011].
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Blu-ray edition.
Language
English
ISBN
0780667832, 9780780667839
UPC
883929161126

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
General Note
Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
General Note
Special features: Conversations with ancestors: The color purple from book to screen; A collaboration of spirits: casting and acting The color purple; Cultivating a classic: the making of The color purple; The color purple: the musical; behind the scenes gallery; cast photo gallery; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones.
Participants/Performers
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey.
Description
"The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister." --,(Source of summary not specified)
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
Blu-ray; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) 1080p High Definition; DTS-HD master audio; Dolby digital 5.1, 2.0 or 1.0. Special features may not be in High definition.
System Details
Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles.
Language
DTS-HD master audio English 5.1 Dolby digital, dubbed French 2.0, and dubbed Spanish 2.0 (Castilian 2.0 and Latin 1.0) soundtracks, with optional English SDH, French, Spanish. Special features audio varies and may not be SDH.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Best Picture.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Actress in a Leading Role.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Actress in a Supporting Role.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Art Direction.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Cinematography.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Costume Design.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Makeup.
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Music (Original Score).
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Music (Original Song).
Awards
Academy Award Nomination 1985 Writing (Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium).

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Kennedy, K., Marshall, F., Jones, Q., Meyjes, M., Glover, D., Caesar, A., Avery, M., Chong, R. D., Goldberg, W., Winfrey, O., Daviau, A., Riva, J. M., Kahn, M., & Walker, A. (2011). The color purple (Blu-ray edition.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 2011. The Color Purple. Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. The Color Purple Warner Home Video, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. The Color Purple Blu-ray edition., Warner Home Video, 2011.

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