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    'The German Doctor' Succeeds on the iTunes Movie Chart

    Samuel Goldwyn Films sent this update which offers a good shot of hope for the changing distribution landscape as it pertains to foreign language films in the United States whose theatrical market share has dwindled to 1%.

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    How 'The German Doctor' Director Lucia Puenzo Found a Film in the Pages of Her Own Novel About Josef Mengele

    Lucia Puenzo is both a director and a novelist, but she is foremost a storyteller. The Argentine filmmaker adapted her latest entry, the dark historical drama "The German Doctor," from her fifth novel. It follows a wayward family in 1960 Patagonia that takes in the devil in a blue sedan, an enigmati...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Locke' Breaks Out, CBS Films Takes VOD Route for Diaz-starrer 'Gambit,' Written by Coens

    April tends not to be a standout month for new top specialized releases, sometimes by design, sometimes because films under perform. This weekend provided s not the final word for ultimate performance), with A24's "Locke" coming in as third best for the month (after "Fading Gigolo" and "Under the Sk...

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    Argentine Director Lucia Puenzo Helps Her Country Come to Terms With Its Nazi-Sheltering Past

    The historical drama became a sensation in Argentina last year, ultimately amassing nine Sur Awards (the Argentine Oscars), including Best Film, Best Director, and several acting honors.

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    From 'Blue Ruin' to 'The Other Woman,' What to See and What to Skip in Theaters This Weekend

    While you do have the option of seeing Nick Cassavates' (yup, that Cassavetes) "The Other Woman" in wide release this weekend, why bother when there are three excellent indies to choose from? (Trailers below.)

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    Deceiving Monsters: Lucia Puenzo on "The German Doctor" (Wakolda)

    Fictionalized history in any artistic expression differs from the theories created by revisionists to carve out a narrative that fits their beliefs. Cinematic reinterpretations often, as they should, focus on the characters’ human condition, those emotions or personal plights that never make it to t...

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    Case Study:'Wakolda' or 'The German Doctor' (Argentina's Submission for the Oscar Nomination as Best Foreign Language Film)

    The Samuel Goldwyn Company released Wakolda in the U.S. on Friday, April 25, 2013 in New York at the IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza Theaters, in Los Angeles at The Landmark, in San Francisco at the Landmark Embarcardo and in Berkeley at The Landmark Shattuck. It will go nationwide throughout the spr...

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    Review: The German Doctor (Wakolda)

    The German Doctor, Argentina's Submission for the Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. U.S. :Samuel Goldwyn Films. International Sales Agent: Pyramide International

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    Exclusive: 'The German Doctor' Gets Thrown Out In Clip From Argentina's Oscar Selection For Best Foreign Language Film

    Following WWII, notorious SS officer and doctor Josef Mengele became one of the most wanted men on the planet. He evaded capture by Allied forces and made is way to South America where he forged a new life as a businessman and occasional physician, all while dodging various efforts to capture and br...

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