Michael Curtiz's Casablanca

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No one expected Casablanca (1942) to be a hit. This film was raved about and still is, by viewers all around. Warner Brothers was more than convinced that it would crash and fail, yet it ended up becoming popular soon after. The main theme is that being in love will make you sacrifice for it. This is why it stuck with so many, especially during the war effort, and even with me. The dialogue for Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca is far from getting old, as well as its hidden themes and valuable lessons. Rick and Ilsa, both protagonists in this story, sparked their love affair in Paris. Rick is known for having a strict moral code that seems to be forgotten around Ilsa. We only get a glimpse of their relationship during a flashback, but with just
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