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The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

The Purple Rose of Cairo
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Mia Farrow Mia Farrow
Cecilia
Jeff Daniels Jeff Daniels
Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd
Irving Metzman Irving Metzman
Theater Manager
Stephanie Farrow Stephanie Farrow
Cecilia's Sister
David Kieserman David Kieserman
Diner Boss
Elaine Grollman Elaine Grollman
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Victoria Zussin Victoria Zussin
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The Purple Rose of Cairo

10 years, 4 months ago at Oct 9 18:28
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The Purple Rose of Cairo is a movie that I would love to see. You see, The Purple Rose of Cairo is actually a film-within-a-film. Mia Farrow’s sad, lonely, sweet character goes to see the film repeatedly to escape from her boorish husband, lack of job prospects and the Great Depression. There’s something about an excavation inside an Egyptian tomb, wining and dining in Manhattan, some romance,... read more

An average movie

5 years, 6 months ago at Jul 28 18:31
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For about 20 years already, I have been following closely Woody Allen’s career (I think I have seen about 30 of his movies by now) but even though I used to be a hardcore fan, I have nowadays some rather mixed feelings about his work. The point is that even though he is considered a Art-house king, he is in fact actually a real factory. Indeed, every single year, he comes up with a new movie, li... read more

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5 years ago at Jan 26 2:15
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Once again, Allen brings us a sweet and complex female character in the lead role facing the adverts of a relationship.
Most of the time of during the movie we see a romantic and idealist romance between the protagonist and a fictional character from a movie the gain life out of the screen (!!!), and later, the guy who interprets the character also joins in, making it a bizarre love triangle... read more
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Release date: 19 April 1985
UPC: 027616860477
Tags: Comedy (15), 1985 (15), Romance (12), 1980s (12), Fantasy (11), Usa (6), Great Depression (6), Deception (5), Marriage (5), Surreal (4), New York City (4), Innocence (4), New Jersey (4), Dual Role (3), Nightclub (3), Movie Fan (3), 80s (3), Diner (3), Movie Theater (3), Actress (3)
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