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The German Doctor (Wakolda)

1h 33m Drama, History

1960, a travelling Doctor strikes up a relationship with a local Argentinian family, in particular their daughter Lilith, a lonely 12-year-old girl who unknowingly becomes close friends with one of the world’s most terrifying Nazi war criminals, Josef Mengele A.K.A ‘The Angel Of Death’, who is on the run for his crimes in Auschwitz. Based on true events, this dark, intense dramatic thriller from acclaimed writer- director Lucía Puenzo (XXY, The Fish Child) is adapted from her novel, Wakolda, exposing the hidden identity of the ‘German Doctor’.


Lucía Puenzo


Spanish, German, Hebrew




Argentina, Spain, Norway, France

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