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Consider this: A film that has a con-man, a private investigator, an FBI special agent, a psychiatrist and a former Us counsel among its subjects; a bizarre case of stolen identity at the center of its plot; and an emotionally charged narrative of a distressed mother and a sister of a missing sixteen year old boy. Now picture all of the above with great camera-work and high-production values. The Imposter has all the elements that make for a commercially viable and entertaining thriller as we know it, excepting that, it is not a work of fiction. It is a documentary.

In 1994, a thirteen year old boy, Nicholas, goes missing in Texas, America. Three and a half years later, his family receives news that he has been found thousands of miles away in Spain. This found “Nicholas” is in-fact a 23 year old imposter, Frédéric Bourdin who has darker skin and brown »


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