Intermission Film Series is opening the 2019 program with a film requested by the audience: Michael Curtiz’s 1942 classic: “Casablanca”
If you’re seeing it for the first or dozenth time, it’ll be a treat to view this Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on the big screen on January 9th, in the EMCS Community Theatre (Edward Milne Community School, 6218 Sooke Road). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the films starts at 7:00 p.m.
In the seven decades since its production the film has grown in popularity. Murray Burnett called it “true yesterday, true today, true tomorrow.”
Casablanca holds a 97% “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 77 reviews, with the consensus: “An undisputed masterpiece and perhaps Hollywood’s quintessential statement on love and romance, Casablanca has only improved with age, boasting career-defining performances from Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.