Casablanca

July 8, 2018

July 8, 2018

1:00 pm To 2:42 pm

TIFF Bell Lightbox, King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

Website

Event Description

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman are star-crossed lovers trapped between love and loyalty in the ultimate Hollywood romantic classic. Bogie plays Yankee ex-pat Rick Blaine, whose air of world-weary cynicism is shaken when his old flame Ilsa Lund (Bergman) turns up at his nightclub-casino in Vichy-controlled Morocco one fateful night with her husband, fugitive resistance leader Victor Lazslo (Paul Heinreid), seeking a crucial letter of transit that will get the hunted man to America. With an imperious Nazi major (Conrad Veidt) closing in, Rick and Ilsa (their slant-rhyming names suggesting their intertwined fates) find themselves torn between their love for each other and their duty to the principles embodied by the courageous, imperilled Laszlo. A remarkably rich supporting cast — including Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Claude Rains and Dooley Wilson — ensures that the two leads don’t hog all the glory; the score teems with memorable songs (especially the immortal “As Time Goes By”); and the expert direction of Michael Curtiz unerringly balances the elements of suspense, romance, comedy, and stirring wartime propaganda.

Visited 87 times, 1 Visit today

Reviews are disabled, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open.

Related Events

Carlton Cinema, Carlton Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

January 21, 2018

2:00 pm To 5:30 pm

1: The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss: A rare opportunity to see Cary Grant working on his home turf. Read more…

Carlton Cinema, Carlton Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

April 9, 2018

7:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Home at Seven: In this clever mystery-melodrama, a bank clerk returns home to discover that he has been missing for one day due to amnesia, and that… Read more…

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

February 20, 2018

9:00 pm To 10:50 pm

Take a seat at Rio’s iconic Rial Theatre where the famed cabaret troupe Divinas Divas-Brazil’s first generation of drag and trans performers in the 1960s- fearlessly shook… Read more…