The Color Purple
Dir Blitz Bazawule, US, 2023, 141 mins
Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P Henson, Danielle Brooks
A woman’s painful journey of self-realisation sees her face prejudice, abuse and sexual violence in this musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s novel. Much more than a remake, this stands on its own as a vibrant, uplifting experience.
Bravura musical sequences and a top-notch cast ensure smiles and tears EMPIRE