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Transit / Schramm Film Koerner & Weber ; in Coproduktion mit Neon Productions und ZDF, Arte, Arte France Cinéma ; Regie, Christian Petzold ; Drehbuch, Christian Petzold ; Produzenten, Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber.

Petzold, Christian, 1960- (film director,, screenwriter.). Koerner von Gustorf, Florian, (film producer.). Weber, Michael, 1958- (film producer.). Fromm, Hans, 1961- (director of photography.). Böhler, Bettina, (editor of moving image work.). Will, Stefan, (composer (expression)). Rogowski, Franz, (actor.). Beer, Paula, 1995- (actor.). Giese, Godehard, 1972- (actor.). Batman, Lilien, (actor.). Zaree, Maryam, 1983- (actor.). Auer, Barbara, 1959- (actor.). Brandt, Matthias, 1961- (actor.). Weston, Hillary, (Journalist), (interviewer.). Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy, 1986- (essayist.). Seghers, Anna, 1900-1983 Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Transit. (Added Author). Schramm Film Koerner & Weber (Firm), (production company.). Neon Productions, (production company.). ZDF/Arte (Firm), (production company.). Arte France cinéma (Firm), (production company.). Music Box Films, (publisher.). Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman, Maryam Zaree, Barbara Auer, Matthias Brandt. (Cast).


Georg, a German refugee, 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.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from the novel "Transit" by Anna Seghers.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Based on the novel by Anna Seghers.
Although based on the historical period in France during World War II, the film is set in the indeterminate present.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Bonus features: Making of Transit; Interview with director Christian Petzold; The refugee as a person: an interview with Franz Rogwski; Franz Rogowski: shooting star; Filmmaker Q & A at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Booklet contains film critique by Ignatiy Visnevetsky and two interviews with director Christian Petzold.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Hans Fromm; editor, Bettina Böhler, composer, Stefan Will.
Participant or Performer Note:
Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman, Maryam Zaree, Barbara Auer, Matthias Brandt.
System Details Note:
DVD; 5.1 or 2.0 Dolby digital; widescreen 2.35.
Language Note:
In German and French; optional English subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Refugees > Drama.
False personation > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Marseille (France) > Drama.
France > Marseille.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
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