PG | | Drama, Romance, War
In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
What may seem to us like a throw-away line at the end of the movie, about Rick going to the Free French garrison at Brazzaville, would have meant much more to the audience when the film was released. In mid-1942 when the film was probably still in ... ...
With the coming of the Second World War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe turned hopefully, or desperately, toward the freedom of the Americas. Lisbon became the great embarkation point. But, not everybody could get to Lisbon directly, and so a ...
French officer: To ...
When Rick is getting drunk he ask Sam, "It's December 1941 in Casablanca, what time is it in America?" He then goes on to say that they're probably all asleep, all across America. However, Rick is not referring to the actual time (noted by giving a month and year rather than a time) and is actually making reference to, in pre-Pearl Harbor America, most Americans are "asleep" when it comes to the war and fighting the Axis powers. This is an intentional attempt at a poetic reference, not a statement of fact.
English, French, German, Italian
$181,494 (USA) (12 April 1992)
$1,024,560 (USA) (16 November 2017)
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