Sunday, April 14, 2019

"The Color Purple": Spielberg


The Color Purple”, directed by Steven Spielberg (1985) was an unusual film for this director. It told a personal story of a black girl growing up in the South in the early 1900s after abuse by her father (who made her pregnant).  It is based on a novel by Alice Walker with a screenplay by Menno Meyjas.


I can recall seeing it at Northpark in Dallas.  As I’ve gotten older, I seem to welcome this level of intimacy even more.


It would make actress Whoopi Goldberg a regular, as on the View.
  
This is a followup to the physics of the color purple.

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