Rent The Purple Rose of Cairo on DVD

The Purple Rose of Cairo

1985 Rated PG 1hr 22m

Stuck in a dead-end job and saddled with an abusive husband, Cecilia depends on the movies for her escape. She sees one picture so often that the film's star walks off the screen and into her life and promptly falls in love with her.

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Movie Details

Awards
TIME® Magazine List
  • All-TIME 100 Movies
1986 BAFTA®
1986 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
1986 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
Ratings
PG
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
12
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.