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  • What I found in this book was mostly a story about abuse – Celie is poor, uneducated, coloured and a woman, and all of these factors make her vulnerable to abuse.

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  • Fantasia was chosen to star as "Celie" in the acclaimed Broadway musical "The Color Purple."


  • Forget the fact that Spielberg used the mailbox throughout the movie to mark time, the unforgettable portal scene for me was Albert reaching into the mailbox to finally discover the immigration letter about Celie.

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  • Celie McKay , age 4, and her brother Fionn, 2, of Lexington, Ky., get the same thing for lunch almost every day—a note from their mom, Liz Swanson .

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  • We just laughed and hugged like Celie and Nettie in this bitch.

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  • You compared going to this conference with the movie "The Color Purple," and when Celie and Nettie found each other and it was this really embracing moment.

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  • She had a cook, Celie, who lived on the place and did all the cooking in the outside kitchen over a woodstove.

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  • Have you actually seen her in the role of Celie in the "Color Purple."

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  • FANTASIA: I have to admit Celie, she's a part of me.

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  • Whoopi Goldberg was preparing to play Celie, the protagonist in the film version of The Color Purple, a book written by my mother, and was giving a private stand-up performance at Spielberg's request.

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