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The German Friend (2012)

El amigo alemán (original title)
Argentina, in the middle fifties. Sulamit is the daughter of German-Jewish refugees. Friedrich is the son of German-Nazis refugees. Both children are closely friends as times goes by ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Friedrich Burg
Michael Tendler
Herr Werner Kunheim
Jean Pierre Noher ...
Philipp Löwenstein
Celeste Cid ...
Sulamit Löwenstein
Víctor Hugo Carrizo ...
Guardiacárcel 1
Fernán Mirás ...
Profesor Durán
Daniel Fanego ...
Nicolás Gold ...
Felipe (as Nicolás Goldschmidt)
Tante Else
Nathalie Lucia Hahnen ...
Joaquín Berthold ...
Sofia Palomino ...
Carlos Kaspar ...
Rudolf Burg
Cipe Lincovsky ...
Liesl Feldmann


Argentina, in the middle fifties. Sulamit is the daughter of German-Jewish refugees. Friedrich is the son of German-Nazis refugees. Both children are closely friends as times goes by between the fall of Peron's Government in 1955 and the years of prison, torture and death in Argentina since 1976 to 1983. The children grow up and go to Germany, both get involved in the political struggles of 1968 and Friedrich, who always rejected the Nazi past of his father, becomes a left winged militant and decides to come back to Argentina to fight against the Military Government. The love of Sulamit for Friedrich survives all these years, though he dedicates more time to his political commitments than to his personal feelings. But those two are destined to get together after all these years of separation and disagreements, because their love is more powerful than anything else. Written by Jecosta, Montevideo, Uruguay

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Release Date:

4 October 2012 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

A német barát  »

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