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Lady Country Doctor
(Die Landärztin von Tegernsee)

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Directed by Paul May.
With Marianne Koch, Rudolf Prack, Margarete Haagen.
West Germany, 1958, 35mm, color, 93 min.
German with English subtitles.

The young physician Dr. Petra Jensen takes over the medical practice of the deceased country doctor in a small Bavarian village. The villagers, who expected a man, rather than a woman, shun her and her practice. But when the mayor's daughter urgently needs medical help, Petra is the only one who can perform the operation, challenging the townspeople’s opinion of her.

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