Der Arzt von St. Pauli (1969)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Two physician brothers meet after several years when one is accused of murder. Dr. Jan Diffring (Curt Jurgens) is the sympathetic doctor who helps people from all walks of life. Drunken sailors, prostitutes and the poor are aided by the dedicated doctor. His brother Klaus (Horst Naumann) is a gynecologist who caters to the wealthy social elite. Klaus hobnobs with the blue-bloods and takes part in orgies out of sheer boredom. When a sailor is accused of a brutal murder, the trail leads to the arrogant Klaus. The accused sailor has a world of friends who stand by him while the bad doctor is abandoned by his upper-crust clientele as he finds he really has no friends. Klaus considers suicide as the only way out as things close in around him in this dark drama.

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killing, investigation, murder, suicide, brother, doctor/nurse