In Christian Petzold’s brilliant and haunting modern-day adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel, Transit Visa, Georg, a German refugee (Franz Rogowski, Happy End), flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a recently deceased writer whose papers he is carrying. There he delves into the delicate and complex culture of the refugee community, becoming enmeshed in the lives of a young mother and son and falling for a mysterious woman named Marie (Paula Beer, Frantz).
Official Selection - 2018 Berlin Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 Sydney Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 New York Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 Chicago International Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 Mill Valley Film Festival
"A stunning work."
"Extraordinary! Conceptually daring."
"Like a remake of CASABLANCA as written by Kafka."
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