Transit

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An audacious concept lies at the heart of the new drama by acclaimed German filmmaker Christian Petzold (Barbara, Phoenix).Transposed from a 1942 novella to a modern day setting, it finds a group of migrants and refugees borderless, awaiting visas and in hope of a new beginning. Georg has taken on the identity of a dead writer and with his new documents plans to start a life in Mexico. Everything changes when he meets Maria, the writers wife and falls in love with her.Exploring the nature of identity and betrayal, Transit creates moments of clarity in a world full of confusion and disconnect. This brilliant existential thriller works like a dream … The strangeness of this story will live in your bloodstream like a virus. ★★★★ Peter bradshaw - The GuardianScreening as part of BEACON Season.Director: Christian PetzoldGermany/France 2018Cast: FRANZ ROGOWSKI, PAULA BEERRun time: 102 minsEnglish subtitles

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