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The German Doctor (Wakolda)

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The German Doctor (Wakolda) 12 rating

An Argentinian family befriends a travelling doctor, unaware that he’s a Nazi war criminal, in this haunting drama inspired by true events.

Drama 2013 90 mins

Director: Lucía Puenzo

Overview

In 1960s Patagonia, a travelling doctor strikes up a friendship with an Argentinian family, in particular the twelve-year-old girl who rouses his scientific curiosity. Unbeknownst to the family, the mysterious man is one of the most notorious and terrifying Nazi war criminals, Josef Mengele AKA ‘The Angel Of Death’, on the run for his crimes in Auschwitz.

A dark, intense dramatic thriller based on true events, from director Lucia Puenzo (XXY, The Fish Child).