The Color Purple

The Color Purple was published in 1983, and written by Alice Walker. The book addressed the issues surrounding the life of the southern American black female in the 1930s. The book won a couple of prizes, including a Pulitzer.

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What is The Name of Oprah Winfrey's character in The Color Purple?

sofia

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How much money did the color purple make at the box office?

The 1985 movie grossed $98 million in the US.

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How many Oscars did The Color Purple win?

The Color Purple (1985) did not receive any Oscars. The film currently holds the record along with The Turning Point(1977) with 11 Oscar nominations but no wins.

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Who wrote The Color Purple?

Alice Walker wrote The Color Purple.

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Who are the characters of the original movie The Color Purple?

color purp

celie - Is the movie's protagonist


mister - Celie's abusive husband who originally wanted to marry her sister Netty, but their father thought she was too young


pa- Is the sister's (Celie and Netty) stepfather. He rapes Celie and she bares two inscetuous children


olivia


netty- Celie's sister


squeak - Harpo's girlfriend after Sophia leaves him


sophia- Harpo's wife. She is a very strong woman whose pride often gets her into trouble


buster


harpo- A product of Mister's first wife. He is a nice man who is mislead by his father that being an abusive husband is the only way to get a wife's respect. Because of this advice Sophia ends up leaving him.

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Who was the director of The Color Purple?

Steven Speilberg

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How is the color purple made?

by using fish or shellfish guts or bones. ;)

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Why is the story the color purple called the color purple?

Late in the movie, Shug and Celie are walking among beautiful purple flowers and talking about God wanting to be loved, just as we all do. Shug was making the point that she thinks that God "gets pissed off" if we walk by the color purple without noticing it.

To be truthful, No one really knows!

Ask Oprah!

Oprah Knows All! =)

Purple is the color of violence and blood.

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Where was The Color Purple filmed?

Old house right beside McDonald's in wingate,n.c. if u wanna visit the house for free call 704 694 5151 .....

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When was the book The Color Purple published?

The book The color Purple, by Alice Walker was published in 1982

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When was the movie The Color Purple released?

The Steven Spielberg movie was released on December 18, 1985, and starred Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey.
The Color Purple (1985) was released on December 18, 1985.

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What does the color purple mean in The Color Purple?

In the book purple is first referred to as the terrible and ugly color of a bruise as in someone who has been beaten.

But then it is explained that a field of purple flowers can also be beautiful.

You must look at things in more ways than one to get the true meaning.

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Which actor starred in both The Color Purple and A Soldier's Story?

Adolph Caesar

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Why does it never show what Albert's last name is in the book The Color Purple?

actually, I believe that he is never named period. He is simply called Mister the whole book.

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Why did shug kiss celie in the color purple?

By the aroma of ham
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What condition was Alice Walker suffering when The Color Purple was being filmed?

Alice Walker is not dead

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Who wrote the book The Color Purple?

Alice Walker wrote the book The Color Purple and received the Piltzer Prize in 1983

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What is the name of the Caribbean fruit that is purple on the outside and a milky whitish color on the inside?

The name of the Caribbean fruit that is purple on theoutside and milky inside, is the Mangosteen

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How many pages is the book The Color Purple?

300

The number of pages in "The Color Purple" is 288. I have the book, I just counted.

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Is The Color Purple appropriate for a child?

'The Color Purple' the film contains many delicate themes that would need considering if a child was to view it.

  • Rape
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Drug Abuse
These need to be considered for a child to view. 12 yrs and above may be appropiate, depending on the maturity of the child. If this question is whether a child should WEAR the colour purple then the answer would be yes, for both male and female.
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Who is purple Barneys true idenity?

A terrorist!

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What does the color purple mean for mood rings?

i think the color purple means for the mood ring means, happy.

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Who rapes Celie in the color purple?

her step father Alphanso , also Mr. __

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What does the color purple symbolize?

Royalty INCORRECT! Green is royalty Purple is mysterious No, the first person was right, purple represents loyalty and wealth. The person who said green shows royalty is actually incorrect. Green represents envy.

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What does the color purple stand for?

Royalty.

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