The Purple Rose Of Cairo

The premise here is unique, but it wears thin after the first reel, even though directer-writer Woody Allen strives mightily to keep things humming. Cecilia (Mia Farrow) is married to loutish, womanizing Monk (Danny Aiello) and lives a miserable life as a diner waitress. Her only escape from the woes of the depression is in the local movie house. Cecilia...read more

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The Purple Rose Of Cairo - Official Trailer
01:26 — An unhappily married Depression-era waitress is swept off her feet by a matinee idol who steps right off the silver screen.
(Movie Clip) Amusement Park
Having escaped the movie screen, Tom Baxter (Jeff Daniels) wanders into a shut-down depression-era New Jersey amusement park with Cecilia (Mia Farrow) (more…)
(Movie Clip) Gil Shepherd
Hollywood actor Gil Shepherd (Jeff Daniels) finds out that his character has come off the screen in New Jersey, panicking his agent (Michael Tucker) i (more…)
(Movie Clip) Monk
Waitress Cecilia (Mia Farrow) finds her husband Monk (Danny Aiello) pitching pennies in depression-era New Jersey in an early scene from Woody Allen's (more…)
(Movie Clip) Tom Baxter
Fired waitress Cecilia (Mia Farrow) goes back to the movies where Tom Baxter (Jeff Daniels) leaves the screen to rescue her, leaving cohorts (Deborah (more…)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The premise here is unique, but it wears thin after the first reel, even though directer-writer Woody Allen strives mightily to keep things humming. Cecilia (Mia Farrow) is married to loutish, womanizing Monk (Danny Aiello) and lives a miserable life as a… (more)

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