The Purple Rose Of Cairo Blu-Ray

The Purple Rose Of Cairo Blu-Ray
One of the best movies about movies ever made, The Purple Rose of Cairo is a magical, intoxicating comic fable about life, love, illusion and hope. In the Depression-hit New Jersey of the early 1930s, lonely waitress Cecilia (Mia Farrow) becomes addicted to the products of the Hollywood dream factory as a means of briefly escaping her bleak life and loveless marriage. In the comforting darkness of the cinema, she becomes so obsessed with one film in particular, the adventure-romace The Purple Rose of Cairo, that its central character Tom Baxter (Jeff Daniels) notices her in the stalls and steps through the screen to greet her. But how can the rest of the film proceed without him? And what if other actors get similar ideas above their station? Both a hilarious romantic comedy and a complex philosophical essay about the nature of illusion and reality, The Purple Rose of Cairo is one of Woody Allen's richest films, its ideas slipping down so easily that it only later becomes apparent just how deep they are.
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
AudioEnglish Mono
BBFCPG
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastMia Farrow,Jeff Daniels,Danny Aiello
ColourColour
ColourBlack & White
DirectorWoody Allen
Discs1
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
IFCOPG
LanguageEnglish
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2017-01-09
Run Time84
SubtitleEnglish
Year1985

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Tags: 1980s