Pendance Film Festival | Curtiz | Ontario Premiere
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Journey back to 1942 onto the set of arguably the greatest film ever made, Casablanca. 'Curtiz' was awarded the top prize at the Montreal World Film Festival in 2018 and will make its Ontario Premiere with Pendance. Directed by Tamas Yvan Topolanszky, and produced by Claudia Sumeghy, 'Curtiz' is a period piece about Hollywood, world war 2, and one of the most enigmatic directors in the history of cinema.
Synopsis: 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.