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  • ISBN: 1594470030
  • ISBN: 9781594470035
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard fullscreen ed.
  • Publisher: United States : Showtime Networks : 2004.

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General Note:
Originally broadcast by Showtime Apr. 13, 2003.
Based on the book "I was a doctor in Auschwitz" by Dr. Gisella Perl.
Bonus features: Interviews; filmographies; The choices of Dr. Gisella Perl ; Holocaust sites map; trailers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Christine Lahti, Bruce Davison, Jonathan Cake, Jolyon Baker, Jessica Beitchman, Oliver Cotton, Michelle Fine, Richard Crenna, Beau Bridges.
Summary, etc.:
Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty and some nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1; Full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
In English (Dolby digital 5.1, stereo 2.0) or dubbed Spanish (mono); closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Emmy Awards, 2003: Outstanding cinematography for a miniseries or a movie.
Subject: Perl, Gisella > Drama.
Physicians > Romania > Biography > Drama.
Physicians > Poland > Oświęcim > Biography > Drama.
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) > Drama.
Concentration camps > Poland > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Atrocities > Drama.
Abortion > Moral and ethical aspects > Drama.
United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service > Drama.
Genre: Biographical television programs.

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