The Purple Rose of Cairo

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

Fantasy Comedy Romance
82 min     7.41     1985     USA


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.