The Color Purple (1985)


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By Andrew Gaudion and Joshua Glenn, Andrew Gaudion, and Joshua Glenn. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Join Andy and Josh as they take a look at Steven Spielberg’s 1985 adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, ‘The Color Purple.’ Along the way they take a deep dive into the production history of the film, the relationship it has with the novel and question whether the material is a good fit for Spielberg’s sensibilities.

TW: Please be advised that ‘The Color Purple’ is a story that deals with themes of domestic and sexual abuse. We do touch on these themes in our discussion, so please do skip this episode if these are topics you would rather avoid.

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Created and Produced by Andrew Gaudion and Joshua Glenn. Artwork by Emily Tatham. Theme Music by Robert J. Hunter and Greg Sheffield.

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