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PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

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

Cast: Natalia Oreiro , Alex Brendemühl , Diego Peretti , Elena Roger , Guillermo Pfening , Florencia Bado , Ana Pauls , Alan Daicz

Director: Lucía Puenzo

Genres: Thriller, Drama

The German Doctor (2013)

Release Date: April 25th, 2014|1 hr. 33 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A smart and unsettling atmospheric thriller. show more

  • 60
    Deborah Young The Hollywood Reporter

    The story-telling is a little too pat to deliver the surprise moments that reveal character or sweep audiences up emotionally. The film remains a creepy story with a lot of morbid fascination, set off by the captivating young Florencia Bado in her first screen role. show more

  • 80
    Bob Mondello NPR

    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. show more

  • June 29, 2014 mikesmutt
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    solid movie kept watchable by the rapidly moving story---excellent acting and phenomenal scenery---grade B

  • June 14, 2014 mainecane
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    A good look back at the ambiance surrounding pre and post WW II Argentina (specifically Bariloche). True story? I don't know but Mengele was certainly in the area...I found myself in Bariloche with the movie.

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