The Purple Rose of Cairo

Strand Arts Centre


- 11th April 2024 - 2:00 PM

Strand Arts Centre presents a Silver Screening of Woody Allen's fantasy romance The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) starring Mia Farrow and Jeff Daniels.

4th & 11th APRIL 2pm - Silver Screenings

5.45pm 7th April - Regular Screening

From director Woody Allen. Cecilia, a waitress in New Jersey during the Depression, is searching for an escape from her dreary life. Tom Baxter is a dashing young archaeologist in the film "The Purple Rose of Cairo." After losing her job Cecilia goes to see the film to raise her spirits. Much to her surprise, Tom Baxter walks off the screen and into her life. There's only one problem: Tom isn't real. Meanwhile, Hollywood is up in arms when they discover that other Tom Baxters are trying to leave the screen in other theaters. Will Tom ever return and finish the film or will he decide to stay in the real world?

The film is set in a cinema the same year The Strand was opened!

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