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Transit

  •   Christian Petzold
  •   Germany, France     2018
  •   International Feature Competition

Synopsis

“Like a remake of Casablanca as written by Franz Kafka.” –IndieWire

After a fascist invasion of France, Georg poses as a dead author and attempts to flee to Mexico, but becomes trapped in Marseilles. There, he encounters a woman searching for her missing husband—the man whose identity he has assumed. A cinematic puzzlebox that unfolds neither entirely in the past nor in the modern era, Petzold’s surreal film offers a trenchant exploration of the plight of refugees.

Special Guests

Scheduled to attend: Actor Franz Rogowski

Sponsor(s)

International Competition Patron

John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation

Cultural Partners

Logo: Goethe Institut 150x100Logo: German Films - 315x100Logo: French Consulate 268x50



Event Information

Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:00pm

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  •   101 minutes
LOCATION
AMC River East 21
322 E Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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