The Purple Rose of Cairo

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

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The Purple Rose of Cairo

Release Date: March 01, 1985

Year    :   1985
Slogan    :   «She's finally met the man of her dreams. He's not real but you can't have everything.»
Genres    :   Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Orion Pictures
Director    :   Woody Allen
Producers    :   Todd M. Thaler, Juliet Taylor, Ellen Lewis, Robert Greenhut, Jonathan Filley, Helen Robin, Charles H. Joffe, Jack Rollins, Gail Sicilia, Michael Peyser, Michael Peyser
Writers    :   Woody Allen
RunTime    :   82 mins.
Budget    :   15000000
Revenue    :   10631333

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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