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The German Doctor


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Release Date: April 25, 2014 (limited)
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Director: Lucia Puenzo
Screenwriter: Lucia Puenzo
Starring: Alex Brendemühl, Natalia Oreiro, Diego Peretti, Elena Roger, Guillermo Pfening, Alan Daicz, Florencia Bado
Genre: Drama, Thriller
MPAA Rating: Not Available
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Plot Summary: Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor (Alex Brendemühl) meets an Argentinean family and follows them on a long desert road to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. Eva (Natalia Oreiro), Enzo (Diego Peretti) and their three children welcome the doctor into their home and entrust their young daughter, Lilith (Florencia Bado), to his care, not knowing that they are harboring one of the most dangerous criminals in the world. At the same time, Israeli agents are desperately looking to bring The German Doctor to justice.

Based on filmmaker Lucía Puenzo's ("XXY") fifth novel, the story follows Josef Mengele, the "Angel of Death," a German SS officer and a physician at the Auschwitz concentration camp, in the years he spent "hiding," along with many other Nazi's, in South America following his escape from Germany. Mengele was considered to be one of WWII's most heinous Nazi war criminals.


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