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As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship with his estranged daughter amid the troubled production of Casablanca in 1942.
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Credited cast:
Lili Bordán ... Irene
Caroline Boulton ... Louise
Nikolett Barabas ... Bess
Scott Alexander Young ... Hal B. Wallis
Björn Freiberg ... Jean-Michel
Yan Feldman ... Julius Epstein
Declan Hannigan ... Johnson
Kata Sarbó ... Casting Assistant
Evelin Dobos Evelin Dobos ... Kitty
Rafael Feldman ... Philip Epstein
Roderick Hill ... Golab
Ferenc Lengyel Ferenc Lengyel ... Michael Curtiz
Jeremy Wheeler ... Government Official #1
Christine Grace Szarko ... Assistant to Bergman
Johnny K. Palmer ... Jack L. Warner's Masseur
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As America prepares to enter WW2, Hungarian film director Michael Curtiz grapples with political intervention and a dysfunctional relationship with his estranged daughter amid the troubled production of Casablanca in 1942.

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A good amateur movie
20 August 2019 | by MooWoolf1See all my reviews

The sets and costums were fantastic! I would give them credit for that. It was interesting in it's basics and I liked it a little, also I just loved the actor who played Kertész.

Now let's move on to the bad things. The movie was just a nonsense. There were some things that were indeed decided during the production but there was no such drama at all. I don't think they can make up a fake story like that..

The rest of the actors were not good. Especially the girl played by Evelin Dobos. She looked nice but she ends there.

The technical part.. The cinematography! TERRIBLE! There were some longer shots that were just ruined with that spinning camera. The camera was just spinning for no reason at all. HOW can they get a "cinematographer" and a "director" like that? Seriously.. Also, there was no push at all when it was needed..

The red color idea.. Stolen from an other movie. STOP IT. Don't mess with the red color in a black and white movie. It was done before with a much bigger meaning.

The sound.. I don't know how they recorded the sound but many times it was annoying. Did anyone paid attention what they were recording? Not really. Two talking to each other, one of them sounds weird because the sound is messed up (probably the guy with the boom can't even hold it properly and nobody noticed it) and you you can hear even when one of them grabs something in his pocket while they are talking to each other -.-

The music was ok, sometimes out of the world and way too loud..

And after all this I'll just lower my rating to 5, just because of the main actor.

(Worth to check out the ratings on this one. EU voters gave it 7+, most of them 10.. Real users gave around 5-6. That's more realistic.)


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