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The Purple Rose of Cairo

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Released March 20th, 1991, 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' stars Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Dianne Wiest The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 22 min, and received a score of 75 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 7 top critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Unhappily married Depression-era waitress Cecilia (Mia Farrow) earns the money while her inattentive husband, Monk (Danny Aiello), blows their meager income on getting drunk and gambling. To assuage her loneliness, Cecilia escapes to the picture show and becomes transfixed with the movie "The Purple Rose of Cairo," and especially with its lead character, archeologist Tom Baxter (Jeff Daniels). When Tom literally steps off of the screen and into her life, both realities are thrown into chaos."

'The Purple Rose of Cairo' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, XFINITY, Epix, and YouTube .