Past and present merge in this alluring puzzle from Christian Petzold, which follows Georg, a refugee from fascism who pursues Marie, the wife of the dead man whose identity he has assumed. Adapted from Anna Segher’s 1942 novel, TRANSIT shifts the original story to the present, blurring periods to create a timeless exploration of the plight of displaced people. (Germany, 2018, 102 minutes)
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Bonus Content: An Interview with Christian Petzold
Christian Petzold explores topics ranging from surrealist timelessness to Den of Thieves, as he discusses the making of Transit.