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Example Question #3 : Performing Arts
Which film has a plot based around the lives of various people in an African city during World War II?
Gone With The Wind
The Maltese Falcon
The Philadelphia Story
Casablanca, made in 1942, features a plot based around the intersection of various people who have found themselves in the eponymous Moroccan city thanks to the upheavals of World War II. Primarily focused on a romance between Humphrey Bogart's Rick and Ingrid Bergman's Ilsa, the story includes many other storylines that touch the main plot. Casablanca is often listed as among the greatest films in polls of both critics and audiences.