Magazine article Screen International

German Doctor Heads to 30 Territories

Magazine article Screen International

German Doctor Heads to 30 Territories

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Thriller inspired by Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele's time in Argentina competes at San Sebastian this week.

Pyramide International continues to tot up sales on Argentine writer and filmmaker Lucia Puenzo's The German Doctor (Wakolda), some four months after the film first premiered in Cannes' Un Certain Regard.

REVIEW: The German Doctor (Wakolda)

The Paris-based company has unveiled a batch of sales into Central and Southern America including to: Brazil (Imovision), Bolivia and Chile (Los filmes De La Arcadia), Colombia (Cine Colombia), the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico (Wiesner Distribution), Peru (PUCP) and Panama and Costa Rica (Palmera International).

In Europe, Sarajevo's Obala Art Centre has acquired the picture for multiple territories including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Montenegro.

The film has also sold to Hungary (Vertigo), Poland (Hagi), Israel (Nachshon) and South Korea (Company L) since Cannes.

As previously announced, Peccadillo acquired the film for the UK and Ireland, where it will be released in April 2014. …

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