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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Humphrey Bogart
Ingrid Bergman
Claude Rains
Paul Henreid
Directors
Michael Curtiz
Screenwriters
Julius J Epstein
Philip G Epstein
Howard Koch
Running Time
102 minutes

Casablanca
Possibly the best loved love story of all time


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Plot
Rick Blaine is an American who runs a bar in the titular Moroccan city and makes it a practice never to get involved with anyone. When an ex-flame walks in, his life is turned upside down.


Verdict
Much more fun than its stuffy "Greatest Film Ever Made" tag suggests, with a literate script, stylish direction, a great song and cinema's most romantic couple in Bogie and Bergman.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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