TRANSIT

Germany/France 2018, 102 mins, 16

Director: Christian Petzold.

Cast: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer.

Winner Top Five Foreign Language Films – National Board of Review 2019.

Adapted from Anna Segher’s WWII novel, but set in the present, the masterful and beguiling film follows a refugee, who impersonates a dead writer in an attempt to flee a fascist state, and falls in love with a young mysterious woman.

● Brilliant existential thriller works like a dream. The Guardian.

● A richly rewarding film. Slant Magazine.

● Ingenious and intellectually challenging. Screen Daily.

● Daring, riveting and one of the great movies of the year. Roger Ebert.

● Hauntingly brilliant … beautiful and timely. Audience reviews.