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All Episodes

Part 1

Fidelis, a butcher just back from the war, and Delphine, emigrate to America.

Part 2

Everything seems fine when Fidelis manages to open his own shop.

Part 3

Fidelis founds a singing club to help fellow local emigres fight homesickness.

Part 4

Fidelis and Delphine, overwhelmed with grief, finally manage to carry on.

About The Master Butcher

After WWI, butcher Fidelis Waldvogel starts afresh in North Dakota and founds a singing club for the local emigre community, but disaster strikes. Based on the bestseller "The Master Butchers Singing Club" by Louise Erdrich. From Walter Presents, in German with English subtitles.

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