Purple Rain Movie Review Summary

Actors: Prince

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Purple Rain

This is a semi-autobiographical account of Prince's early career in his hometown of Minneapolis. The Kid (Prince)is a cynical, struggling musician at the First Avenue, a popular club known as a gateway to fame. His career is suffering when a young singing hopeful(Apollonia Kotero) arrives at the club in search of her own fame. Their blossoming relationship is short lived when she accepts an offer from Morris Day, the Kid's club competition, to lead his all girl band in an attempt to convince First Avenue's owner to end the Kid's career at the club.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Michele

The Kidd (Prince) who regularly plays with his band, the Revolution at First Avenue Night Club, meets Apollonia, a young singer looking for a job oppourtunity. They fall in love but when Apollonia decides to join Morris Day's girl group, the Kidd gets mad. The Kidd is also under pressure from the club owner to play music that he thinks people want to hear.
The review of this Movie prepared by Emily

A kid struggling in the music biz has to fight for his music. His main object of affection want's to join his enemy's music group.He worries about his mother and father because of their constant fighting.
The review of this Movie prepared by Dee

The Kid, played by Prince, is working in a club and meets a girl, Apollonia. They end up falling in love, but Morris tries to stop them, and almost does.
The review of this Movie prepared by Morgan

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician    -   singer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american


United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing

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