The Resource Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn ; directed by Albert Magnoli

Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn ; directed by Albert Magnoli

Label
Purple rain
Title
Purple rain
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn ; directed by Albert Magnoli
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Lyricist
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Prince stars as "The Kid," a Minneapolis club musician, who struggles with both a tumultous homelife and his own smoldering anger while taking refuge in his music and his steamy love for sultry Apollonia Kotero. Semi-autobiographical
Cataloging source
FX8
Characteristic
videorecording
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Purple rain (Motion picture)
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  • OPpHjKJtSMk
Credits note
Music score, Michel Colombier ; original songs, Prince ; director of photography, Donald E. Thorin
Date time place
Originally produced as a motion picture 1984
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R.
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
In English, French or Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.P87 2016
PerformerNote
Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III
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  • 1949-2001
  • 1939-
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  • Cavallo, Robert
  • Ruffalo, Joseph
  • Fargnoli, Steven
  • Magnoli, Albert
  • Blinn, William
  • Prince
  • Apollonia
  • Day, Morris
  • Karlatos, Olga
  • Williams, Clarence
  • Thorin, Donald E.
  • Colombier, Michel
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
111
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  • Musicians
  • Rock music
  • Bands (Music)
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Bands (Music)
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Musicians
  • Rock music
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn ; directed by Albert Magnoli
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • Widescreen (1.85:1, 16x9)
  • Bonus features: commentary by the director, producer and cinematographer ; First Avenue: the Road to Pop Royalty, visit to the nightclub where Prince started; Purple Rain Backstage Pass, behind the scenes; Riffs, Ruffles and a Revolution: The Impact and Influence of Purple Rain; MTV Premiere Party, original broadcast; 8 music videos
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sex shooter
  • 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
Control code
ocn960882350
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929552894
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2000127351
  • 3000070221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)960882350
System details
Blu-ray disc, 1080p high definition, 1.85:1, 16x9; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (French) & 2M (Spanish)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Purple rain, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; written by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn ; directed by Albert Magnoli
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • Widescreen (1.85:1, 16x9)
  • Bonus features: commentary by the director, producer and cinematographer ; First Avenue: the Road to Pop Royalty, visit to the nightclub where Prince started; Purple Rain Backstage Pass, behind the scenes; Riffs, Ruffles and a Revolution: The Impact and Influence of Purple Rain; MTV Premiere Party, original broadcast; 8 music videos
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sex shooter
  • 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
Control code
ocn960882350
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929552894
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 2000127351
  • 3000070221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)960882350
System details
Blu-ray disc, 1080p high definition, 1.85:1, 16x9; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (French) & 2M (Spanish)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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