The German Doctor

    Genre
    Drama, History, Thriller
  • Runtime
    93 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    Argentina, Spain, Norway, France
  • Languages
    Spanish, German, Hebrew

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time. "THE GERMAN DOCTOR is never showy or melodramatic - just a kind of true-life horror story about the helpful, soft-spoken monster in our midst" (NPR). Director/Writer Lucía Puenzo (XXY) delivers a restrained, refreshing tale featuring an outstanding cast, that is sure to stick with audiences long after the credits roll.
DIRECTED BY:
Lucía Puenzo
WRITTEN BY:
Lucía Puenzo
CAST INCLUDES:
Alex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Guillermo Pfening

SYNOPSIS

An Argentine family unknowingly lives with Josef Mengele, and a young woman falls in love with him.

The German Doctor

    Genre
    Drama, History, Thriller
  • Runtime
    93 mins
  • Release Date
    2013
  • Countries
    Argentina, Spain, Norway, France
  • Languages
    Spanish, German, Hebrew
DIRECTED BY
Lucía Puenzo
WRITTEN BY
Lucía Puenzo
CAST INCLUDES
Alex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Guillermo Pfening
The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time. "THE GERMAN DOCTOR is never showy or melodramatic - just a kind of true-life horror story about the helpful, soft-spoken monster in our midst" (NPR). Director/Writer Lucía Puenzo (XXY) delivers a restrained, refreshing tale featuring an outstanding cast, that is sure to stick with audiences long after the credits roll.

An Argentine family unknowingly lives with Josef Mengele, and a young woman falls in love with him.