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The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 American romantic fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen.

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Dianne West, Stephanie Farrow

Synopsis:
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.

Matt Brunson (Creative Loafing) When discussing Woody Allen masterpieces, titles like Annie Hall and Hannah and Her Sisters are frequently cited (and rightly so), but where’s the love for The Purple Rose of Cairo, a movie that even Woody himself considers among his top two or three? Full Review
Dennis Schwartz (Ozus’ World Movie Reviews) In NJ, anything can happen! Full Review
Charles Cassady (Common Sense Media) Whimsical Woody Allen love note to ’30s films. Full Review
Emanuel Levy (EmanuelLevy.Com) Woody Allen’s bittersweet comedy about the magical allure of movies in the Depression era was nominated for Original Screenplay Oscar, but it’s premise is smiliar to that of Buster Keaton’s 1924 silent. Full Review
Jeffrey M. Anderson (Combustible Celluloid) Weird but wistful. Full Review
Rich Cline (Shadows on the Wall) sublimely engaging
Michael A. Smith (Nolan’s Pop Culture Review) Classic Woody. A great cast and a great story.
Steve Crum (Kansas City Kansan) Inventive, even romantic Woody Allen.
Phil Villarreal (Arizona Daily Star) The most overlooked of Allen’s great films. Full Review
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat (Spirituality and Practice) A thoroughly enchanting work of art by one of our finest moviemakers Full Review
Fred Topel (About.com) Awesome Woody Allen
Ken Hanke (Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)) Clever Woody Allen comedy-fantasy.
Vincent Canby (New York Times) It’s a sweet, lyrically funny, multi- layered work that again demonstrates that Woody Allen is our premier film maker who, standing something over 5 feet tall in his sneakers, towers above all others. Full Review
Jeffrey M. Anderson (San Francisco Examiner) One of Allen’s oddest and most charming experiments.
Rob Vaux (Flipside Movie Emporium) Its satirical destruction of the fourth wall disguises a bittersweet lesson on Hollywood dreams and the unpleasant realities they hide.
Christopher Null (Filmcritic.com) Lighthearted and full of whimsy Full Review
Rob Gonsalves (eFilmCritic.com) A lot of meanings float around in this outwardly simple fable. Full Review

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