Movie Review The Color Purple
... Color Purple This moving film was originally released in 1985. It begins with young Celie, an African American woman,talking to God as she walks to her mother's funeral, pregnant with her father's child. Upon the birth of the baby, Celie begins her adulthood and her baby is taken away from her (as it turns out, she had borne two babies by her father, a boy and a girl).
The only person Celie can turn to for comfort is her little sister Nettie, who is her best friend and constant companion. But soon they are also separated as Nettie is sent away, not to be seen again for many years.
Celie is cruelly treated, told she is skinny and ugly, and is finally married to Albert, a handsome but selfish and ab...