Goldberg, Danny Glover, and Oprah Winfrey, The Color
Purple was released in 1985. This movie is based
on a 1982 novel written by Alice Walker. The movie
follows the life of Celie (Goldberg), who as a young
black girl in the early 1900's, hasn't had things easy.
Her first two children are taken from her at birth, and
she ends up the "wife-slave" of Glover's character.
This is the story of Celie's empowerment and search to
find her children.