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THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO

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Directed by Woody Allen
United States, 1985
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Synopsis

In Depression era New Jersey, a waitress named Cecilia goes to the movies to escape her drab life. Everything changes when one of the characters in her favorite film walks off the screen to join her in the real world.

Synopsis

In Depression era New Jersey, a waitress named Cecilia goes to the movies to escape her drab life. Everything changes when one of the characters in her favorite film walks off the screen to join her in the real world.

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The Purple Rose of CairoDirected byWoody Allen

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1985 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize (Out of Competition)
Academy Awards
1986 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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