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Transit (2018)

When a man flees France after the Nazi invasion, he assumes the identity of a dead author whose papers he possesses. Stuck in Marseilles, he meets a young woman desperate to find her missing husband - the very man he's impersonating.

Director:

Christian Petzold

Writers:

Christian Petzold (adaptation), Anna Seghers (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franz Rogowski ... Georg
Paula Beer ... Marie
Godehard Giese ... Richard
Lilien Batman Lilien Batman ... Driss
Maryam Zaree Maryam Zaree ... Melissa
Barbara Auer ... Architect / Frau
Matthias Brandt ... Barmann / Erzähler
Sebastian Hülk ... Paul
Emilie de Preissac Emilie de Preissac
Antoine Oppenheim Antoine Oppenheim ... Binnet
Louison Tresallet Louison Tresallet ... Jean Binnet
Justus von Dohnányi Justus von Dohnányi ... Conductor
Alex Brendemühl ... Mexican Consul
Trystan Pütter ... American Consul
Ronald Kukulies Ronald Kukulies
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When a man flees France after the Nazi invasion, he assumes the identity of a dead author whose papers he possesses. Stuck in Marseilles, he meets a young woman desperate to find her missing husband - the very man he's impersonating.

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Country:

Germany | France

Release Date:

5 April 2018 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Tranzit See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

According to Christian Petzold,in some ways, all of the screenplays that he and his late collaborator Harun Farocki developed together were more or less based on Transit by Anna Seghers. See more »

Connections

References Dawn of the Dead (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Karneval der Tiere - Der Kuckuck
Composed by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performed by Franz Rogowski (uncredited)
(c) copyright control
Recorded by Stefan Will
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This was a painful movie to sit though
4 November 2018 | by greywolf-65See all my reviews

I was trying to keep an open mind, and trying to find something good about this movie, but there was just nothing to redeem it.

The movie was full of huge plot holes and totally pointless characters who contributed nothing towards moving the story forward.


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