Casablanca (1942)

The Quintessential Romance Picture Of All-Time – masterpiece performances & ciné elegance boasting a perfect script: political allegory, oedipus complex, sacrifice, noir fringes, action, suspense, love, comedy, anti-axis propaganda, lurid glitz-and-glamor, life, passion, and war melodrama. 10/10.

Plot Synopsis: Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

Official CLC Score: 10/10