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The German Doctor (Wakolda)

Wakolda
  • 2013
  • Argentina/France/Spain/Norway
  • 93 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lucía Puenzo
  • Cast: Natalia Oreiro, Àlex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti
  • Language: Spanish, German, Hebrew

The story of an Argentine family who live with Dr Josef Mengele without knowing it is him.

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The German Doctor (Wakolda)

27 Feb 20143 stars

A well-made, low-key true story set in 1960s Argentina

12 year old Lilith (Florencia Bado) is travelling with her family across the wilderness of Argentina’s Patagonia region in 1960. They’re hoping to renovate a hotel they’ve inherited; en route, they’re joined by a German physician (Alex Brendemuhl…

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