The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

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.

  • Woody Allen
  • Woody Allen
themoviedb icon 7.4/10
  • Views: 12
  • Release Date: 1985-03-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 82
  • Revenue: $10,631,333
  • Budget: $15,000,000

Mia Farrow


Jeff Daniels

Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd

Irving Metzman

Theater Manager

Stephanie Farrow

Cecilia's Sister

John Wood


Zoe Caldwell

The Countess

Milo O’Shea

Father Donnelly

Paul Herman

Penny Pitcher

Peter Castellotti

Penny Pitcher

John Rothman

Mr. Hirsch's Lawyer

Mimi Weddell

Ticket Buyer

Karen Akers

Kitty Haynes

Peter McRobbie

The Communist

Juliana Donald


Helen Hanft

Movie Audience

George Martin

Movie Audience

Robert Trebor


Benjamin Rayson

Movie Goer

Tom Kubiak

Policeman #2

Michael Tucker

Gil's Agent

Peter Von Berg

Drugstore Customer

Loretta Tupper

Music Store Owner
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