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It was subsequently made into a film of the same title The Boys from Brazil that was released in Yakov Liebermann is a Nazi hunter loosely based on Simon Wiesenthal who runs a center in Vienna that documents crimes against humanity, perpetrated during the Holocaust. The waning interest of the Western nations in tracking down Nazi criminals, and the failure of the bank where he kept his center's funds, has forced him to move the center to his own lodgings. Then, in September , Liebermann receives a phone call from a young man in Brazil who claims he has just finished eavesdropping on the so-called "Angel of Death", Dr. Josef Mengele who was still alive at the time , a concentration camp medical doctor who performed horrific experiments on camp victims during World War II.
The film is based on the novel of the same title by Ira Levin , and was nominated for three Academy Awards. Young, well-intentioned Barry Kohler Steve Guttenberg stumbles upon a secret organization of Third Reich war criminals holding clandestine meetings in Paraguay and finds that Dr. Josef Mengele Gregory Peck , the infamous Auschwitz doctor, is with them. A highly skeptical Lieberman tries to brush Kohler's claims aside, telling him that it is well known that Mengele is living in Paraguay.