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The Purple Taxi (1977)
"Un taxi mauve" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  December 1980 (USA)
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With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sharon Frederick
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Philippe Marcal
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Taubelman
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Dr. Seamus Scully
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Jerry Keen
Agostina Belli ...
Anne Taubelman
Jack Watson ...
Sean
Mairin D. O'Sullivan ...
Colleen
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Little Person
Niall Buggy ...
Little Person
May Cluskey ...
(as May Clusky)
Loan Do Huu ...
Madame Li
Brendon Doyle
Michael Duffy
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With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.

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The Purple Taxi  »

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The Foggy Dew
Irish Folk Song
Performed by 'Blanchardstown Brass Band'
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Terrific movie that we never see on TV - and we should.

Great story, great location, beautiful photography. Too bad we don't see this one on any of the movie channels. I think this is Fred Astaire's last movie - and he was terrific. And Charlotte Rampling has some of her best moments on film.


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