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The Purple Rose of Cairo

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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy Drama
Director: Woody Allen

Unhappily married Depression-era waitress Cecilia earns the money while her inattentive husband, Monk, blows their meager income on getting drunk and gambling. To assuage her loneliness, Cecilia escapes to the picture show and becomes transfixed with the movie ''The Purple Rose of Cairo,'' and especially with its lead character, archeologist Tom Baxter . When Tom literally steps off of the screen and into her life, both realities are thrown into chaos.

Cast :

  • Mia Farrow
  • Cecilia
  • Jeff Daniels
  • Tom Baxter/Gil Shepherd
  • Danny Aiello
  • Monk
  • Dianne Wiest
  • Emma
  • Van Johnson
  • Larry
  • Zoe Caldwell
  • The Countess
  • John Wood
  • Jason
  • Milo O'Shea
  • Father Donnelly
  • Deborah Rush
  • Rita
  • Irving Metzman
  • Theater Manager
  • John Rothman
  • Mr. Hirsch's Lawyer
  • Stephanie Farrow
  • Cecilia's Sister
  • George Hamlin
  • Movie Audience
Producers :
Robert Greenhut
Writers :

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