Purple Rain

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Purple Rain ★★½ 1984 (R)

A quasiautobiographical video showcase for the popstar Prince. Film tells the tale of his struggle for love, attention, acceptance, and popular artistic recognition in Minneapolis. Not a bad film, for such a monumentally egotistical movie. 113m/C VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD . Prince, Apollonia, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III; D: Albert Magnoli; W: William Blinn; C: Donald E. Thorin; M: Michel Colombier. Oscars '84: Orig. Song Score and/or Adapt.