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Author: Lee LevinsonAnne MeredithJoseph SargentChristine LahtiBruce DavisonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Showtime Networks : Showtime Entertainment : Hallmark Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Biography Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Gisella Perl; Gisella Perl
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Levinson; Anne Meredith; Joseph Sargent; Christine Lahti; Bruce Davison; Jonathan Cake; Jolyon Baker; Jessica Beitchman; Oliver Cotton; Michelle Fine; Richard Crenna; Beau Bridges; Donald M Morgan; Michael Brown; Charles Bernstein; Daiva Petrulyte; Gisella Perl; Contenders Only (Firm); Cypress Point (Firm); Ardent Productions.; Showtime Networks.; Showtime Entertainment.; Hallmark Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1594470030 9781594470035
OCLC Number: 54085884
Language Note: In English (Dolby digital 5.1, stereo 2.0) or dubbed Spanish (mono); closed-captioned.
Notes: 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.
Credits: Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Charles Bernstein ; costume designer, Daiva Petrulyte ; production designer, Jeff Ginn.
Cast: Christine Lahti, Bruce Davison, Jonathan Cake, Jolyon Baker, Jessica Beitchman, Oliver Cotton, Michelle Fine, Richard Crenna, Beau Bridges.
Awards: Emmy Awards, 2003: Outstanding cinematography for a miniseries or a movie.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty and some nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: Showtime presents ; a Contenders Only/Cypress Point production, in association with Ardent Productions ; a Joseph Sargent film ; produced by Lee Levinson ; screenplay by Anne Meredith ; directed by Joseph Sargent.

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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.

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