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Dr. Alemán (2008)

Marc, an unexperienced medical doctor from Germany arrives at the Hospital Universitario del Valle in Cali, Colombia for his internship and soon finds himself in-between a raging gang war ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Schreiber

Writers:

Oliver Keidel, Tom Schreiber (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
August Diehl ... Marc
Marleyda Soto Marleyda Soto ... Wanda
Andrés Parra ... Héctor Lúis
Hernán Méndez Hernán Méndez ... Dr. Méndez
Victor Villegas Victor Villegas ... El Juez
David Steven Bravo David Steven Bravo ... Pavlito
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Marc, an unexperienced medical doctor from Germany arrives at the Hospital Universitario del Valle in Cali, Colombia for his internship and soon finds himself in-between a raging gang war in Siloé, a Cali barrio. In the hospital he has to care mostly for shotgun wounds, while in the streets he falls in love with a stall-holder who cares for some of the children involved in drug trafficking and criminal violence. Alienating his colleagues and his host family while befriending the kids, he soon finds himself trapped in the center of the violent conflict between the gangs and has to come to a decision. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Germany

Language:

English | Spanish | German

Release Date:

14 August 2008 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Doktor Niemiec See more »

Filming Locations:

Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Dr. Méndez: Do you have any experience with bullet wounds?
Marc: Doctor, in Germany it is prohibited to mow lawns on Sundays.
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