Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image – Bartos Screening Room
Dir. Christian Petzold. France/Germany. 2018. 101 mins. In French and German with English subtitles. With Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman, Maryam Zaree. In Christian Petzold’s haunting modern-day adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel, Transit Visa, Georg, a German refugee (Franz Rogowski) 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). View trailer
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