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Purple Rain

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Directed by Albert Magnoli
United States, 1984
Musical, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Rock star Prince plays a headstrong, vulnerable young musician known as “the kid.” He struggles with his own psyche and family pressures of an alcoholic father who beats his mother. He sees his father’s madness infecting both his music and his own personal life.

Synopsis

Rock star Prince plays a headstrong, vulnerable young musician known as “the kid.” He struggles with his own psyche and family pressures of an alcoholic father who beats his mother. He sees his father’s madness infecting both his music and his own personal life.

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Purple RainDirected byAlbert Magnoli

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1985 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song Score
Golden Globes (USA)
1985 | Nominee: Best Original Song - Motion Picture
National Film Preservation Board
2019 | Winner: National Film Registry

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