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The German Doctor

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Original title
Wakolda
Year
Running time
89 min.
Country
Argentina Argentina
Director
Screenwriter
Lucía Puenzo
Music
Andrés Goldstein, Daniel Tarrab
Cinematography
Nicolás Puenzo
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Argentina-France-Spain-Norway; Historias Cinematográfica / Cine.Ar / Hummelfilm / P&P Endemol Argentina / Pyramide Productions / Telefe / Wanda Visión / Moviecity
Genre
Drama. Thriller | Nazism. 1960s. Medical
Synopsis / Plot
Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family reawakens his obsession with purity and perfection, in particular Lilith, a 12 year-old with a body too small for her age. Unaware of his true identity, they accept him as their first guest. They are all gradually won over by this charismatic man, by his elegant manners, his scientific knowledge and his money — until they discover they are living with one of the biggest criminals of all times.
Awards
2013: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection (Un Certain Regard)
2013: Goya Awards: Nominated for Best Latin-American Film
2013: La Habana Film Festival: Special Jury Prize, Best director
2013: 9 Sur Awards: including Best Film & Director. 16 Nominations
2013: Ariel Awards: Nominated for Best Latin-American Film
2014: Platino Awards: Best Co-production
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