Oscar Movies: Purple Rose of Cairo, The (1985)

Orion (Jack Rollins and Charles H. Joffe)


Oscar nominations: 1


Screenplay (Original): Woody Allen


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context:


The winner of the Original Screenplay was Peter Weir's Witness, penned by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, and Earl W. Wallace.


The other finalists in this category were Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, and Charles McKeown for “Brazil,” Luis Puenzo and Aida Bortnik for the Argentinean drama “”The Official Story,” and Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale for “Back to the Future.”