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When I say MOVIE, which movie appears on your mind spontaneously?

We all have some kind of connection with movies, some may shape your life,some may mirror your life experience,some,you will never forget? Tell us your favorite movie,and amplify your answer by the understanding you got on that movie?

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    Oct 12 2013: Cool Hand Luke with Paul Newman, George Kennedy and Strother Martin. (It made the careers of the latter two.)
    It's our time's "Les Miserables" (I mean Hugo's novel), showing how a trivial offense grows at the hands of the law into the ultimate tragedy.

    And can it be that no one has mentioned Capablanca, the ultimate film of moral ambiguity? (It's in fact the only flick I own on DVD, and my wife rightly insists it must be watched once a year.)
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      Oct 12 2013: Capablanca? The movie about a chess player?

      Or Casablanca, Bogart's classic?
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        Oct 12 2013: Thanks, Mary. CASABLANCA, of course. I could just edit it, but I think I'll leave it. Funny error - no doubt due to my passion for chess, and Capablanca is of course one of my heroes. (Surprising though, that you'd know about that old Russian movie.)
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          Oct 12 2013: I didn't know about it........I am always learning new things on here......first I googled "Capablanca", and was shocked to discover it was the name of a Cuban chess player........go figure..........I am also Cuban.

          Then it occurred to me that perhaps you did mean Capablanca........BUT, since you said you were surprised nobody had mentioned it, well, that put a little doubt in me. Soooo, long story short.....I decided to ask.

          My grandma used to love to watch Casablanca whenever it came on TV.
          "Here's looking at you, Paul" :D

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