PG | | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
It is never revealed why Rick cannot return to America. Julius J. Epstein later said that "my brother (Philip G. Epstein) and I tried very hard to come up with a reason why Rick couldn't return to America. But nothing seemed right. We finally decided not to give a reason at all."
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 ...
During Renault's first visit to Rick's office, Renault sits in a sofa in Rick's office. To his left is a table. When he gets up from the sofa, a small figure of a woman has suddenly appeared clearly visible on the table.
In the Italian version, the sequence where the Italian Officer Tonnelli meets Strasser is cut.
English, French, German, Italian
$181,494 (USA) (12 April 1992)
$1,024,560 (USA) (16 November 2017)
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