The German Doctor
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In Theaters April 25 (7 days)
Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor (Alex Brendemühl) meets an Argentinean family and follows them on a long desert road to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. Eva (Natalia Oreiro), Enzo (Diego Peretti) and their three children welcome the doctor into their home and entrust their young daughter, Lilith (Florencia Bado), to his care, not knowing that they are harboring one of the most dangerous criminals in the world. At the same time, Israeli agents are desperately looking to bring THE GERMAN DOCTOR to justice. Based on filmmaker Lucía Puenzo's (XXY) fifth novel, the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"What Lucia Puenzo leaves us with is a story that's well-made without being overly memorable."
‑ Niki Boyle, The List
"Bado is a compelling and at times magnetic presence, and the film misses her whenever she's offscreen."
‑ Sarah Mankoff, Film Comment Magazine
"The subtle menace of the would-be geneticist of the Master Race mingles with ordinary pre-teen foreboding to create a riveting cocktail of unease."
‑ Marc Mohan, Oregonian
"An ominous premise gains little traction by way of Puenzo's plodding approach."
‑ Shaun Munro, Film School Rejects
"With finely tuned performances all round, Wakolda breaks down the ordinary to reveal both the sublime and the diabolical."
‑ Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film
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