Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired U.S. rights to the Lucia Puenzo-directed thriller The German Doctor. The film screened in Un Certain Regard at Cannes under the Argeninian title Wakolda. SGF will release in the spring. Pic is based on a novel by the director about the search for notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, who hid in South America. Thriller focused on an Argentinian family that unwittingly puts their daughter under the care of the monster.
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