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The Color Purple [Special Edition] [2 Discs] [DVD] [1985]

Release Date:07/12/2011
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This two-disc special edition of Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple boasts a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include theatrical trailers, storyboards, a still photo gallery, and four documentaries on the making of the film. This is a quality release from Warner Brothers.


4 all-new documentaries: "Conversations With the Ancestors: From Book to Screen," "A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting," "The Color Purple: The Musical" and "Cultivating a Classic: The Making of the Color Purple"

All-new 2002 digital transfer

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Disc One:

Disc Two:

Interactive menus

Languages: English & Français

Scene access

Soundtrack remastered and presented in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Surround 2.0

Storyboard and photo galleries

Subtitles: English, Français & Español

Theatrical trailers