The German Doctor
aka Wakolda First screened in October 2013
Director: Lucía Puenzo. Cast: Florencia Bado, Àlex Brendemühl, Diego Peretti, Natalia Oreiro, Elena Roger, Alan Daicz, Guillermo Pfening, Abril Braunstein, Juan I. Martínez, Ana Pauls. Screenplay: Lucía Puenzo. Twitter Capsule:
Uneven bounty of subplots and ideas. Best stuff explores how, why we need the monsters in our midst.
While you're watching, the film's range of ambitions and odd details invigorates. Later, it's hard to recover. Distinctive but oddly forgettable, too.