The Color Purple (1985)

Sisters Separated

When Albert (Danny Glover) drags Celie (Desreta Jackson) off of their land, she has an emotional separation with her sister Nettie (Akosua Busia).

Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Released in 1985 by Warner Bros..

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  • character-type: In-Law
  • character-type: Sister
  • character-type: Husband
  • character-type: Child
  • action: Beat
  • action: Hug
  • action: Stumble
  • action: Argue
  • action: Drop
  • action: Crawl
  • editors-choice: Tear Jerkers
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Tearjerkers
  • secondary-genre: African-American Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Social Issue Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
  • secondary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on the Book
  • mood: Angry
  • mood: Emotional
  • prop: Bag
  • prop: Rock
  • setting: Farm
  • theme: Rejection
  • theme: Despair
  • theme: Family
  • theme: Aggression
  • theme: Abandonment
  • theme: Disillusionment
  • actor: Desreta Jackson
  • actor: Akosua Busia
  • actor: Danny Glover
  • director: Steven Spielberg
  • producer: Carole Isenberg
  • producer: Peter Guber
  • producer: Quincy Jones
  • producer: Frank Marshall
  • producer: Jon Peters
  • producer: Kathleen Kennedy
  • producer: Steven Spielberg
  • cinematographer: Allen Daviau
  • composer: Quincy Jones
  • costume-designer: Aggie Guerard Rodgers
  • production-designer: J. Michael Riva
  • role-name: Young Celie Harris
  • role-name: Nettie Harris
  • role-name: Albert
  • screenwriter: Menno Meyjes
  • year: 1985
  • studio: Warner Bros.