The German Doctor

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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 th German doctor to justice. Based on filmmaker Lucía Puenzo's 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. [Samuel Goldwyn Films]

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Runtime: 93 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief nudity
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Production: Wanda Visión S.A.
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller
Countries: Argentina, Spain, France, Norway
Languages: German, Spanish, Hebrew
Home Release Date: Sep 16, 2014
Director Credit
Lucía Puenzo Director
Writer Credit
Lucía Puenzo Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Alan Daicz Tomás
Àlex Brendemühl Josef Mengele
Diego Peretti Enzo
Guillermo Pfening Klaus
Juan I. Martínez Otto
Natalia Oreiro Eva
Cast Credit
Abril Braunstein Ailín
Ana Pauls Nurse
Benito E. Crespo Cursis
Carlos Kaspar Dueño De La Fabrica
Elena Roger Nora Eldoc
Florencia Bado Lilith
Maria V. Barret Iva
Nicolas Marsella Polo
Sebástian Cáneva Hijo De Cursis
Producer Credit
Axel Kuschevatzky Producer
Fabienne Vonier Producer
Fernando Abadi Producer: Endemol
Gudny Hummelvoll Producer
José María Morales Producer
Lucía Puenzo Producer
Nicolás Batlle Co-Executive Producer
Stan Jakubowicz Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: