The Color Purple Trailer

The Color Purple Trailer (1985)

"It's about life. It's about love. It's about all of us." 18 December 1985 Drama 154 mins

In the southern United States in the 1930s, a male-dominated African American woman fights her way through a troubled life.

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Margaret Avery

as Shug Avery

Danny Glover

as Albert

Desreta Jackson

as Young Celie Harris

Adolph Caesar

as Old Mister

Dana Ivey

as Miss Millie

John Patton Jr.

as Preacher

Carl Anderson

as Reverend Samuel

Susan Beaubian

as Corrine

James Tillis

as Buster


Peter Guber

Peter Guber Executive Producer

Jon Peters

Jon Peters Executive Producer

Allen Daviau

Allen Daviau Director of Photography

J. Michael Riva

J. Michael Riva Production Design

Bo Welch

Bo Welch Art Direction

Richard Alonzo

Richard Alonzo Makeup Artist

International Titles

A Cor Púrpura Trailer

紫色姊妹花 Trailer

El color púrpura Trailer

La couleur pourpre Trailer

Bíborszín Trailer

Il Colore Viola Trailer

カラーパープル Trailer

A Cor Púrpura Trailer

International Releases Dates

Australia 26 June 1986

Germany 20 August 1986

Denmark 05 September 1986

France 20 August 1986

United Kingdom 01 August 1986

Italy 03 October 1986

United States 18 December 1985

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