The Purple Rose of Cairo

85
  • PG
An unhappily married Depression-era waitress is swept off her feet by a matinee idol who steps right off the silver screen.
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An unhappily married Depression-era waitress is swept off her feet by a matinee idol who steps right off the silver screen.

Original Release

04/19/1985

US Release

04/19/1985

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Cast

Mia Farrow Cecilia
Jeff Daniels Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd
Danny Aiello Monk
Irving Metzman Theater Manager
Stephanie Farrow Cecilia's Sister
Edward Herrmann Henry
John Wood Jason
Deborah Rush Rita
Van Johnson Larry / Larry Wilde
Zoe Caldwell The Countess
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Woody Allen

Writers

Woody Allen

Cast

Mia Farrow Cecilia
Jeff Daniels Tom Baxter / Gil Shepherd
Danny Aiello Monk
Irving Metzman Theater Manager
Stephanie Farrow Cecilia's Sister
Edward Herrmann Henry
John Wood Jason
Deborah Rush Rita
Van Johnson Larry / Larry Wilde
Zoe Caldwell The Countess
Milo O'Shea Father Donnelly
Dianne Wiest Emma
Glenne Headly Hooker
Robert Trebor Reporter
Camille Saviola Olga
Helen Hanft Movie Audience
Raymond Serra Hollywood Executive
David Kieserman Diner Boss
Elaine Grollman Diner Patron
Victoria Zussin Diner Patron

Producers

Charles H. Joffe Executive Producer
Jack Rollins Executive Producer
Robert Greenhut Producer
Michael Peyser Producer
Gail Sicilia Producer

Editors

Susan E. Morse

1986OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1986Golden GlobeBest Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
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