Essays Tagged: "Victor Laszlo"

Present a detailed textual analysis a the short (2-3 minute) film extract from 'Casablanca'.

"No Oh, Richard, I'm sorry. I'm sorry, but... but you, you are our last hope. If you don't help us, Victor Laszlo will die in Casablanca." Notably, she doesn't refer to Victor simply as 'Victor' or 'm ... 'my husband'. This implies that he means less to her in his capacity as a husband than he does as 'Victor Laszlo', the political force.The left side of Ilsa's face is very deeply shadowed. The right ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Casablanca": An historical Movie

ost in its genre. These themes are best expressed in the interactions of the three main characters: Victor Laszlo, a heroic political leader; Ilsa Lund, an enigmatic femme fatale; and Richard (Rick) B ... or the intermediary woman. Unlike the romantic triangle which includes the betrayed husband and the victorious lover, this situation results in unhappiness and loss for all involved. All three are wil ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


ders in gaining what you want. The different conflicts are between Rick and his lost love, Rick and Victor Laszlo, Victor Laszlo and just about everyone, and the Third Reich versus everyone not a Germ ... e girl again. The story could end many other ways, Rick could end up with the girl, Rick could kill Victor, or Rick could even get killed himself. I think that the movie showed a point that you don't ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


American expatriate who owns a Cafe in Casablanca. A former love of his, Ilsa Lunda and her husband Victor Laszlo, walk into Ricks Cafe in search of stolen letter of transit. In a flashback we learn t ... e supposed to leave Paris together. ON the day of their departure, Ilsa decided to abandon Rick for Victor Laszlo so she leaves Rick a note saying she loves him, but can never see him again. Therefor, ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


spossessed refugees, black marketers, and a variety of colorful characters, when resistance fighter Victor Laszlo enters the scene. The plot thickens and tension becomes palpable. Accompanied by his b ... ne, and Ingrid Bergman as Ilsa Laszlo; Casablanca boasts a stellar cast among them; Paul Henreid as Victor Laszlo, Claude Rains as Captain Louis Renault, Peter Lorre as Ugarte, and Sydney Greenstreet ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis