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Action & Adventure Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20121h 45mOn: Hoopla Kanopy Tags: Doctor Country: Germany

It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to wait patiently. Until Andre, her supervisor in the hospital, takes her off course. Are his motives of love or duty to the authorities? The day-to-day pretense, and content supervision slowly take their toll as the tension builds.Barbara featuring Nina Hoss and Ronald Zehrfeld is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (12,964 votes).

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Christian Petzold


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Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#10,400 Ranked Movie

#588 Ranked in Police Movies

#918 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

#6705 Ranked in Drama Movies

Barbara has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (12,964 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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