Christian Petzold’s latest film takes a bold approach to argue a challenging proposition. It appears that the events we witness are contemporary but are also set in World War 2. This is not some time-travelling sci-fi gambit but an invitation to consider the ways in which European history may be repeating itself.
Georg is trying to escape Paris and France as German fascism is capturing the country. Based on Anna Seghers’ 1944 novel this screening takes place on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Cast: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese
Director: Christian Petzold