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The Purple Taxi (1977)

Un taxi mauve (original title)
R | | Drama | December 1980 (USA)
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
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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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December 1980 (USA)  »

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The Purple Taxi  »

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1.75 : 1
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This was filmed in both French and English. Fred Astaire found this a bit disconcerting, but it worked out nicely for the bilingual Peter Ustinov and Charlotte Rampling. See more »

Soundtracks

Un Pub
Written by Philippe Sarde
Performed by 'Carlo Savina' And His Orchestra featuring The Chieftains
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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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