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Purple rain / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Cavallo, Ruffalo & Fargnoli production ; screenplay, Albert Magnoli, William Blinn ; producers, Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, Steven Fargnoli ; director, Albert Magnoli.

Cavallo, Robert. (Producer). Ruffalo, Joseph. (Producer). Fargnoli, Steven, 1949-2001 (Producer). Magnoli, Albert. (Director, Screenwriter, Film editor). Blinn, William. (Screenwriter). Prince. (Actor, Composer). Apollonia. (Actor). Day, Morris. (Actor). Karlatos, Olga. (Actor). Williams, Clarence, 1939- (Actor). Thorin, Donald E. (Cinematographer). Colombier, Michel. (Composer). Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library DVD PUR (Text) 33500013133806 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD PUR (Text) 33500013133798 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790731533
  • ISBN: 9780790731537
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 1997.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Bonus features: limited credits; production notes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Donald E. Thorin ; film editor, Albert Magnoli ; original songs composed and produced by Prince ; music score by Michel Colombier.
Participant or Performer Note:
Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos, Clarence Williams III.
Summary, etc.:
Prince stars as "The Kid," a Minneapolis club musician, who struggles with both a tumultuous homelife and his own smoldering anger while taking refuge in his music and his steamy love for sultry Apollonia Kotero. Semi-autobiographical.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Surround.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award winner, 1984: Best Music, Original Song Score (Prince)
Subject: Musicians > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Drama.
Rock music > Drama.
Bands (Music) > Drama.
Dysfunctional families > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Músicos > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Teatro.
Bands (Music)
Dysfunctional families
Man-woman relationships.
Rock music.
Minnesota > Minneapolis.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Rock films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Rock films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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