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Overview

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).

Reactions, Awards & Festivals

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."

Vikram Murthi

RogerEbert.com

"Extraordinary! Conceptually daring."

Guy Lodge

Variety

"Like a remake of CASABLANCA as written by Kafka."

David Ehrlich

IndieWire

Cast & Crew
  • Georg : Franz Rogowski
  • Marie : Paula Beer
  • Richard : Godehard Giese
  • Driss : Lilien Batman
  • Melissa : Maryam Zaree
  • Director : Christian Petzold
  • Screenplay : Christian Petzold
  • Based on a Novel By : Anna Seghers
  • Producers : Antonin Dedet & Florian Koerner von Gustorf
  • Co-Producer : Olivier Père
  • Director of Photography : Hans Fromm
  • Editor : Bettina Böhler
  • Production Design : Kade Gruber
  • Costume Design : Katharina Ost
Technical Info
  • Production Year : 2018
  • Release Date : 03/01/19
  • Countries of Production : France, Germany
  • Languages : German, French
  • Running Time : 102 minutes
  • Screen Ratio : 2.39 : 1
  • Sound : 5.1
  • Color : Color
  • Rating : Not Rated
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