The Color Purple Movie Review Summary

Actors: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Color Purple

Celie is treated very unfairly,almost as a toy. She is not wanted by her husband and her father molested her. She admires Shug and loves her in a sexual way.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Amber Nacius

The Color Purple teaches its audience how to endure and be strong. Celie finds her intelligence, voice, and finally the ability to exsist by relying on herself. With her alcoholic violent husband trying to make her nothing more then slave, she overcomes her adversary and rises above he diminished self image.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kelly Alleman

Script Analysis of The Color Purple

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   women's rights    -   racism! Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Husband Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Poverty story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)    -   Black american Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of crop raising    -   lot of descript of animal care Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   moving train    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   lesbians!    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk!    -   Weiner talk!    -   rape/molest    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   sex under blankets Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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