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Title Purple rain [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; directed by Albert Magnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli & William Blinn ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]


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Edition Two disc special ed. Widescreen version.
Description 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital; dual-layer format.
Language English or French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III, The Time.
Credits Director of photography, Donald E. Thorin ; music, Michel Colombier.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Summary A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father's self destructive behavior, losing Apollonia to another singer, and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues.
Note Special features: Disc 1: digitally remastered for its 20th anniversary; optional audio commentary by director, producer and cinematographer; disc 2: First avenue: the road to pop royalty (13 min.); Purple Rain: backstage pass (30 min.); Riffs, ruffles and a revolution: the impact and influence of Purpe Rain (10 min.); MTV premiere party (28 min.); eight music videos: Let's go crazy, Take me with you, When doves cry, I would die 4 u, Baby I'm a star, Purple Rain, Jungle love, The bird, and Sex shooter.
Contents Special features: Disc 1. Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Purple rain digitally remastered for its 20th anniversary -- Commentary by director Albert Magnoli, producer Robert Cavallo and cinematographer Donald E. Thorin -- Languages: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish. Disc 2: First Avenue: The road to pop royalty (visit the nightclub that gave Prince his start) -- Purple rain: Backstage pass -- Riffs, Ruffles and a Revolution: The Impact and Influence of Purple Rain -- MTV premiere party -- 8 music videos (Let's go crazy ; Take me with U ; When doves cry ; I would die 4 U/Baby I'm a star ; Purple rain ; Jungle love ; The bird ; Sex shooter).
Subject Musicians -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Drama.
Bands (Music) -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Drama.
Popular music -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Music videos.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Magnoli, Albert. Director. Screenwriter.
Blinn, William. Screenwriter.
Cavallo, Robert. Producer.
Ruffalo, Joseph. Producer.
Fargnoli, Steven, 1949-2001. Producer.
Prince. Actor. Composer.
Apollonia. Actor.
Day, Morris. Actor.
Karlatos, Olga. Actor.
Williams, Clarence, 1939- Actor.
Colombier, Michel. Composer.
Time (Musical group). Performer.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ).
Warner Home Video (Firm).
ISBN 0790792257
Standard No. 085393353322
Music No. 33533 Warner Home Video

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