CURTIZ (Hungary/2018/93 mins/US Premiere) director Tamas Yvan Topolánszky attending.
Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium
Washington, DC
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CURTIZ (Hungary/2018/93 mins/US Premiere) director Tamas Yvan Topolánszky attending.
CURTIZ (Hungary/2018/93 mins/US Premiere) director Tamas Yvan Topolánszky attending.

Script: Zsuzsanna Bak, Tamás Yvan Topolánszky. Cinematography: Zoltán Dévényu.vvvMusic: Gábor Subicz.
Key Cast: Ferenc Lengyel, Evelin Dobos, Declan Hannigan, Yan Feldman.

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. A biopic on this "hard to work with' director. Mihály Kertész changed his name to Michael Curtiz when he moved to the US.  The film shows the difficulties of producing CASABLANCA and the risks of making an anti-Nazi film for his loved ones lives in Nazi-occupied Hungary.

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Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium (View)
1530 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States


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Film > Festivals
Film > Premiers
Music > Blues

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