Out of the ashes 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.
Perl spent World War II 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.
- Other Title
- I was a doctor in Auschwitz.
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