The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo


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Fantasy , Romance , Comedy


1h 22min

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Jeff Daniels
Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd
Irving Metzman
Theater Manager
Stephanie Farrow
Cecilia's Sister
Zoe Caldwell
The Countess
Milo O’Shea
Father Donnelly
Paul Herman
Penny Pitcher
Rick Petrucelli
Penny Pitcher
Peter Castellotti
Penny Pitcher
John Rothman
Mr. Hirsch's Lawyer
Elaine Grollman
Diner Patron
Victoria Zussin
Diner Patron
Mark Hammond
Diner Patron
Wade Barnes
Diner Patron
Joseph G. Graham
Diner Patron
Don Quigley
Diner Patron
Maurice Brenner
Diner Patron
Milton Seaman
Ticket Buyer
Mimi Weddell
Ticket Buyer
Tom Degidon
Ticket Taker
Mary Hedahl
Popcorn Seller
Karen Akers
Kitty Haynes
Peter McRobbie
The Communist
Margaret Thompson
Movie Audience
George Hamlin
Movie Audience
Helen Hanft
Movie Audience
Leo Postrel
Movie Audience
Helen Miller
Movie Audience
George Martin
Movie Audience
Crystal Field
Movie Audience
Ken Chapin
Jean Shevlin
Movie Goer
Edwin Bordo
Movie Goer
Andrew Murphy
Policeman #1
Tom Kubiak
Policeman #2
Raymond Serra
Hollywood Executive
James Lynch
Maitre D'
Sydney A. Blake
Variety Reporter
Michael Tucker
Gil's Agent
Peter Von Berg
Drugstore Customer
David Weber
Photo Double
Loretta Tupper
Music Store Owner


Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

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