It is 1922 in the American South when The Color Purple opens with two African American sisters, Nettie and Celie Harris (oldest) playing joyfully in a field of flowers. Fourteen year old Celie is pregnant for the second time by her father. When she gives birth her father takes it away.
My review for the movie The Color Purple was first posted 6/17/2009 at Literary Fiction, BellaOnline. The full review of The Color Purple can now be read at SquidFlix.