January 23, 1943
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
As Hitler's troops roll unopposed through Europe, various refugees gather in Casablanca, hoping for a chance to escape to safety. In the midst of the furor, American expatriate Rick Blaine is determined to remain neutral. He concentrates on running his bar efficiently and avoiding trouble with corrupt Captain Renault, the local representative of Nazi-controlled Vichy France. Rick's isolationist resolve is challenged when his old flame Ilsa Lund arrives in Casablanca, desperately seeking safe passage for her husband Victor Laszlo, a Resistance leader who is fleeing the Nazis.