Celie. "Mr." Sofia. Nettie. Shug. The unforgettable characters of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize novel brighten the screen in this rhapsodically cinematic adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg. At the center of the tale is Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), whose search for fulfillment in a world closed to her becomes a triumph of cruelty overcome by love, of pain eclipsed by joy.
Four All-New Documentaries Conversations with the Ancestors: from book to screen, A Coliaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting, The Color Purple: The Musical and Cultivating a Classic: The Making of the Color Purple