Mia Farrow plays a lonely Depression-era waitress trapped in an unhappy marriage. She escapes her drab life by going to the movies over and over again. Suddenly, one day, her movie heartthrob steps off the screen and into her life -- literally! A bittersweet cinema fantasy.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Lighthearted and sweet, The Purple Rose of Cairo stands as one of Woody Allen's more inventive -- and enchantingly whimsical -- pictures.
Whimsical Woody Allen love note to '30s films.