The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo Trailers

Original title The Purple Rose of Cairo
Category Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
UK Release Date
Production year 1985
Production Country
Directors Woody Allen
Cast Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Edward Herrmann, John Wood, Deborah Rush, Van Johnson, Zoe Caldwell, Milo O'Shea, Dianne Wiest, Glenne Headly, Stephanie Farrow, Irving Metzman


Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane 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.