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Transit (2018)

Drama, Sci-Fi

Director: Christian Petzold
Writers: Christian Petzold, Anna Seghers
Starring: Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman

As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg flees to Marseille and assumes the identity of the dead writer whose transit papers he is carrying. Living among refugees from around the world, Georg falls for Marie, a mysterious woman searching for her husbandthe man whose identity he has stolen.

Adapted from Anna Seghers's 1942 novel, Transit shifts the story to an indeterminate present, blurring history with the contemporary to create an urgent and timeless exploration of the plight of displaced people around the world.

Plot summary from IMDb: A man attempting to escape Nazi-occupied France falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed.

Awards: 6 wins & 14 nominations.
Runtime: 101 min
Not R



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