Hen alice walker saw the premiere of her pulitzer prize winning novel the color purple on the big first, spielberg develops a faithful adaptation by sticking to the novel's central themes in the color and the movie show the patriarchal dominance and abuse that black women endure for example. Mr clay is editor of the chicago metro news, a weekly black-owned newspaper in living rooms, in taverns, on radio talk shows, in newspaper columns and at community forums in many parts of the country, black men and black women are arguing about the movie's depiction of black men and its possible.
2077 words - 8 pages the unbleachable stain for black males in the color purplealice walker's novel and steven spielberg's film adaptation the color purple have sparked huge controversy in the african-american community and the media most of the controversy revolves around the belief that the novel, as well as,.
Racism, male chauvinism, incest, and domestic violence - all present in the color purple (1985) - were not typical steven spielberg themes in the mid 1980s his recent directorial hits included raiders of the lost ark (1981), indiana jones and the temple of doom (1984), and et (1982) so spielberg was definitely an. Thirty years since its film adaptation, the color purple lingers as perhaps the cultural touchstone for black women in america, a kind of lingua franca of color purple “a nazi conspiracy,” and even suggested that both the novel and the film were critically acclaimed expressly because they slam black men.