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  • SACHS' DISEASE Alternative


Drama. Dr Bruno Sachs is the only doctor in an area covering a large number of people in a small town in France. He has an obsessive attitude to his job, filling books and cassettes with details of his ongoing work, and often making small personal notes about his patients. In addition he performs abortions at a hospital nearby. When he meets a young woman, Pauline, who has come to the hospital for a termination, she later reveals her attraction to him and his life begins to change.

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