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Movies @Columbus Library Presents: The Color Purple ( 1985)

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February 7, 2013

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 Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Godberg, & Oprah Winfrey
 Directed by Steven Spielberg           Rated PG -13; 154 minutes; 1985

This film tells the story of suffering, endurance, and triumph is set in early 20th century rural south. Celie Johnson is a browbeaten, much abused, nearly illiterate farm girl who, over the cours of 40 years grows into a woman of self-assurance and wit, a woman with her onw dreams and identity. 

Based on the Pulitzer Prize - wining novel of the same name by Alice Walker.

 

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