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Michael Curtiz

Michael Curtiz was bone in 1886 in Budapest (Hungary) and died in Hollywood in 1962. Arrived in Hollywood in 1926, he tried almost all possible genres. His filmography is as much dense as unequal, but he nevertheless left at least two masterpieces : Casablanca and Mildred Pierce.

Michael Curtiz in Emir Kusturica's films

Casablanca is, of course, Grga Pitić's cult film in Black Cat, White Cat. But i n fact, it's mainly the end of the film that Grga loves, the last scene at the airport, in the mist, when Rick (Humphrey Bogart) says to the French captain :

Emir often quotes this sentence on stage with the No Smoking Orchestra talking to the public…

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