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Casablanca Sunday, September 23

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Casablanca

  • Date: September 23, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Price: $5
  • Rating: PG
  • Location: John & Nancy Hughes Theater
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, 60045
  • Resources: IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

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.

THE FILM SERIES AT GORTON PRESENTS:

In the early days of WWII, expatriate Rick Blaine runs a nightclub in the dangerous and thrilling Moroccan town of Casablanca, but secretly he also provides safe haven for a group of refugees fleeing the country to the United States while they wait for transit letters which will guarantee them passage. But when his former lover, Ilsa, and her husband show up at his Cafe, Rick must make some quick and risky decisions which put him and his entire operation in jeprody, all while the inevitable fog of the second world war rolls across Europe and into Africa.

Casablanca won the academy awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Directed by Michael Curtiz
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains

One of Gorton’s resident tenant non-profits, Mother’s Trust, is having a Casablanca themed-anniversary party! More information here.

Mothers Trust Foundation (MTF) has provided immediate assistance to over 33,000 children in Lake County since 1998. Focusing on individual requests, MTF asks what every child needs to stay on their feet, to maintain their dignity, to keep their family together, to make the impossible possible.

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