BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Oprah Winfrey, one of the most powerful women It's 15 years since she did Beloved; and 27 years since The Color Purple.
The story of Beloved opens in the Ohio farmhouse on 124 Bluestone Road of Sethe, To their consternation, they find Sethe on the porch, accompanied by the naked Oprah Winfrey, whose portrayal of Sethe marks her first return to the big.
Oprah Winfrey wanted Beloved to be an experience, not just entertainment. . shock of seeing Beloved naked, her abdomen swollen with child.