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Saurbruch

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Sauerbruch is the true story of the famed German surgeon of the same name. Adapted from the title character's own memoirs, the film stars Ewald Balser as Professor Sauerbruch. The film recounts the Professor's tireless humanitarian activities during WWII, and his equally vital work in the immediate postwar era. Since Sauerbruch was a national hero in Germany, filmgoers flocked to see his life played out on the screen. American audiences were somewhat less impressed, though admittedly Sauerbruch wasn't...more

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