The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance


The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) Poster

In New Jersey in 1935, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.


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Trivia

In an interview in a Belgian magazine, Viggo Mortensen said that he was very proud to have played a small role in this movie during a difficult time of his life. When he proudly took his entire family to a movie theater to see it, he was extremely disappointed to ... ...


Quotes

Theater Manager: Oh Cecilia, be careful! You all right?
Cecilia: Yeah.
Theater Manager: You're gonna like this one, it's better than last week's, more romantic.


Goofs

Although the film's fictional namesake has scenes filmed in the Copacabana club in New York, the club was not open until November 1940. This is not consistent with the actual film, which is set during the Great Depression.


Crazy Credits

Alexander Cohen's name is listed as "Alexander H. Cohen" in the opening credits, although the middle initial is dropped in the end credits.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy | Fantasy | Romance

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