The Color Purple
A Southern Black woman, gradually gains self-respect as she strives to educate herself and to find love--despite an abusive spouse and a society biased against her race and her sex.
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Powerful tale of survival with wrenching scenes of abuse.
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Fresh: Spielberg may not have been the best choice to direct this feminist text, making a clean, neat movie that lacks authenticity, but the movie has many touching moments and the entire female ensemble is good, particularly Whoopi Goldberg in the second half
- Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com, Thursday, June 24, 2010
One of the Master Piece from Steven Spielberg Movie Factory.
- ScoopOnline, Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Spielberg's first real drama has stood the test of time. Moving and impressive.
- SirPant, Friday, September 25, 2009