The German Doctor
Friday, April 25 - Thursday, May 22, 2014
Patagonia, 1960. On the road to a new life in a remote town, an Argentinean family meets a mysterious German doctor. As he insinuates himself into their world, the parents entrust their sickly young daughter to his care—little suspecting he’s a notorious Nazi war criminal. Based on a true story that she first adapted as a novel, filmmaker Lucia Puenzo (XXY) crafts a chilling, vivid re-imagining of the second act of one of history’s monsters.
- Country Argentina/France/Spain
- Language In Spanish, German and Hebrew with English subtitles
- Running Time 93 minutes
- Director Lucia Puenzo
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