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386 Ratings

Purple Rain

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


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 Rain Directed by Albert Magnoli

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1985 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song Score

Golden Globes (USA)

1985 | Nominee: Best Original Song - Motion Picture

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