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Friday Film

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Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata

Director: Christian Petzold
2018, Colour, 102 

TRANSIT, with Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer in the lead roles, is freely adapted from Anna Seghers' novel of the same name. Director Christian Petzold, who also wrote the screenplay for the film version, reset the story of a German fleeing from the National Socialists to France during WWII to the present day.

Christian Petzold was born in Hilden in 1960. After studying German and Drama at the Freie Universität Berlin, he enrolled in Berlin's German Academy for Film and Television (DFFB). There he studied film direction while at same time working as an assistant director. He has lived in Berlin since 1981 and is considered one of the leading directors of the Berlin School, a movement of young German filmmakers, shooting ambitious independent movies.

For age group 18 years and above.

Friday Films are the monthly screenings of German films at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata. One film is screened every third Friday of the Month from 6.30 pm. All films are in German language with English subtitles.



Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata

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