Streaming From Today on Good Friday April 7 on Netflix: Transatlantic
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Transatlantic was inspired by Julie Orringer's novel The Flight Portfolio about the Emergency Rescue Committee, and the true story of Varian Fry (Cory Michael Smith, Gotham), Mary Jayne Gold (Gillian Jacobs, Community), and Albert Hirschman (Lucas Englander, The Witchers). The seven-part limited series will premiere on Netflix on April 7, 2023.
Transatlantic was developed by Anna Winger and Daniel Hendler and produced by Anna Winger and Camille McCurry of Airlift Productions. The Swiss directors Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond and the German filmmaker Mia Meyer are responsible for directing.
The cast includes: Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Lucas Englander, Gregory Montel, Ralph Amoussou, Deleila Piasko, Amit Rahav, Corey Stoll, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alexander Fehling, Jonas Nay, Lolita Chammah, Luke Thompson, Jodhi May, and Rafaela Nicolai Henrietta Confurius.
Marseilles in 1940-1941. An international group of young heroes risk their lives to save more than two thousand refugees from occupied France - including many literary and artistic figures who are on the Nazis' most wanted list: Transatlantic is inspired by the true story about Varian Fry, Mary Jayne Gold and the Emergency Rescue Committee. Together with their famous protégés, they move into a villa on the outskirts of town, where the impending danger to their lives quickly leads to unexpected alliances and intense love relationships.
About Airlift Productions
Airlift was founded by Anna Winger in 2016, based in Berlin, as an incubator lab for author-driven television projects and is now a full-service production company. Camille McCurry joined as a partner in 2021. The team also includes producers Isabel Teitler, Lillian Dam Bracia and Michael Ladner.
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April 7, 2023 7:00am ET by Pressparty