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When fleeing Paris after the German invasion, Georg (Franz Rogowski) escapes to Marseille assuming the identity of a dead author whose papers he possesses. With nowhere to turn, he is confined to the corridors of a small hotel, the consulates, cafés and bars that line the harbour. Everything changes when Georg falls in love with the mysterious Marie (Paula Beer) who is desperate to find her missing husband.

Based on the eponymous novel by Anna Seghers, award-winning director Christian Petzold tells the story of a nearly impossible love amid escape, exile and a longing for a place to call home.

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