Purple Rain


SKU: 085391157045

UPC 085391157045
Release Date 2007-07-24
Studio Warner Home Video
Discs 1
Length 114
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis A brilliant, talented young musician struggles for success even as a rival musician threatens to supplant him, both professionally and romantically. Purple Rain features Prince, in his own inimitable style, performing many of his latest hits, including Purple Rain, When Doves Cry, and Let's Go Crazy. Academy Awards: Best Original Song Score.Film debut for rock performer Prince.Music star Prince stars as The Kid in this semi-autobiographical film, which follows the escapades of a tortured young musician trying to survive in a dysfunctional environment. He finds solace in the affections of a lovely young singer, but his first love is making his funky, unique brand of music, which he performs at an ultra-hip Minneapolis nightclub. The Kid must also contend with Morris, his nemesis both in music and romance The popular soundtrack of this highly successful film contains many of Prince's most popular tunes, such as Let's Go Crazy, When Doves Cry, and the title song....When performing on-stage...[Prince] can be a riveting spectacle......An impressive feature film....[The concerts] are splendidly realized musicvid-type affairs, awash in purple-hued smoky lighting atmosphere and right-on camera work...Showcasing the performer at the height of his creative and commercial success....[T]he performances are nothing short of magical.[T]his 1994 movie brought the liquid-hipped one to middle America, mutating his funk into warped guitar rock.
Cast Jill Jones (Featured)
Albert Magnoli (Director)
Clarence Williams (Star)
Olga Karlatos (Star)
Morris Day (Star)
Prince (Star)
Apollonia Kotero (Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Full Frame - 1.33 Widescreen - 1.78 Audio: 5.1 MLP English Dolby Surround 2.0 Latin Spanish Dolby Surround 5.1 English Stereo 2S
Language English
Weight 0.18000
Height 0.50000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama
Attribute Closed Captioned,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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