The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

"She's finally met the man of her dreams. He's not real but you can't have everything."
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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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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:April 19th, 1985
On DVD & Blu-ray:November 6th, 2001 - Buy DVD
Original Language:English
Production Companies:Orion Pictures