- dir. LUCIA PUENZO
- Year. 2014
- country. Argentina
- run-time. 93 mins
- rating. 12A
£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
Doors 19:30 - Film 20:00
Our Latin American Cinema season continues this month with:
WAKOLDA (THE GERMAN DOCTOR)
1960, a travelling Doctor strikes up a relationship with a local Argentine 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 Lucia Puenzo (XXY, THE FISH CHILD) is adapted from her novel, WAKOLDA, exposing the hidden identity of the ‘German Doctor’.
"Eerie, static and atmospheric" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian