The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

  • PG
  • 1985
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 7.7  (47,023)
  • 75

This fantasy film tells the story of a bored and unhappy housewife, Cecilia, who escapes her life by attending the movies on a regular basis. After seeing the fictional movie The Purple Rose of Cairo a number of times, Cecilia notices one of the characters, Tom, appears to be looking at her. Tom, a fictional archaeologist and adventurer leaves his movie world behind and exits the screen and decides to begin a relationship with Cecilia in the real world. Unfortunately, Cecilia's life is a struggle as she is tied to her abusive husband who has stopped her leaving him many times.

The Purple Rose of Cairo
The Purple Rose Of Cairo
The Purple Rose Of Cairo

Trailer - 1 min 26 sec

Description
This fantasy film tells the story of a bored and unhappy housewife, Cecilia, who escapes her life by attending the movies on a regular basis. After seeing the fictional movie The Purple Rose of Cairo a number of times, Cecilia notices one of the characters, Tom, appears to be looking at her. Tom, a fictional archaeologist and adventurer leaves his movie world behind and exits the screen and decides to begin a relationship with Cecilia in the real world. Unfortunately, Cecilia's life is a struggle as she is tied to her abusive husband who has stopped her leaving him many times.

The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 75.

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  • Release Date
    1985
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 24 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (47,023)
  • Metascore
    75