Movies seen in 2014 (113 movies items)
Blu-ray, 2nd viewing
DIRECTED BY Michael Curtiz
I think it's been about five years since I watched this for the last and the first time. In the meantime, I realize I have learned to appreciate the things that make the peak films of Golden Age Hollywood so great: supreme writing, charismatic acting by iconic stars and sharp, to-the-point directing.
The fact that the film was made during the second world war lends it a dense atmosphere: that of being trapped in a foreign city; it's desper"