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Transfer (2010)

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In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences.

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Damir Lukacevic

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Elia Barceló (story), Gabi Blauert (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
B.J. Britt ... Apolain / Young Hermann
Regine Nehy ... Sarah / Young Anna
Hans-Michael Rehberg ... Hermann Goldbeck
Ingrid Andree ... Anna Goldbeck
Ulrich Voß Ulrich Voß ... Otto
Mehmet Kurtulus ... Laurin
Jeanette Hain ... Dr. Menzel
Stefan Lisewski ... Dr. Menzel Sr.
Zana Marjanovic ... Dr. Menzel's Assistant
Michael Klammer ... Doctor
Eric P. Caspar Eric P. Caspar ... Werner
Antje Geerk ... Sonja
Yemyo Klame Yemyo Klame ... Boy on Ferry
Attila Borlan Attila Borlan ... Security Quim
Klaus Lerm Klaus Lerm ... Tennis Player
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In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences.

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First motion picture for Ingrid Andree since Tears of Stone (1995). Since then she had performed on stage almost exclusively. See more »

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One of the best SF movies in recent years!
18 February 2014 | by maliapacSee all my reviews

Thank you Netflix. Damir Lukacevic is for me surprisingly unknown director and writer of the film (and I'm coming from Croatia).

"Transfer" is a great movie with a wonderful story with wonderful social criticism, black and white racism, corporation exploitation, cultural differences and exploitation of the poor people. Storyline is the main quality of this movie, direction is surprisingly good; only acting performances could be better. Nevertheless, comparison with "Gattaca", "Blade Runner" or SF canon "Dune" is inevitable. Is it morally OK to transfer one's consciousness, and can we talk then about preservation of humanity or its final perversion? Do we have the right to play with nature in such way?

"Transfer" is one of the best SF movies I watched in recent years. Hopefully, Hollywood filmmakers will learn from this masterful piece of storytelling.


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Germany

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German | French | English

Release Date:

22 September 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Haavara See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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EUR1,200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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