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Abducted in Plain Sight (2017)

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The twisting, turning, stranger-than-fiction true story of the Brobergs, a naive, church-going Idaho family that fell under the spell of a sociopathic neighbor with designs on their twelve-year-old daughter.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jan Broberg ... Herself
Mary Ann Broberg Mary Ann Broberg ... Herself
Bob Broberg Bob Broberg ... Himself
Pete Welsh Pete Welsh ... Himself
Karen Campbell Karen Campbell ... Herself
Joe Berchtold Joe Berchtold ... Himself
Susan Broberg Susan Broberg ... Herself
Cor Hoffman Cor Hoffman ... Himself
Annette E. Belnap Annette E. Belnap ... Herself
Danielle Holjeson Danielle Holjeson ... Herself
Emily Kincaid ... Gail Berchtold
Devin Ordoyne ... Robert Berchtold
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James DuMont ... Lawyer
Sinclair DuMont ... Jan Broberg
Jon Jacobs Jon Jacobs ... District Attorney
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In 1974, 12-year-old Jan Broberg was abducted from a small community in Idaho. When Jan was returned 5 weeks later, she assured her parents and the courts that "nothing had happened"....enabling a pedophile to go free, and paving the way for Jan's second abduction and years of sexual, emotional, and psychological abuse. Written by Anonymous

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The Jan Broberg Story chronicles the bizarre abduction, rape & brainwashing of 12 year old Jan Broberg by her family's next door neighbor and closest friend, Robert Berchtold.

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Release Date:

26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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California, USA See more »

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Top Knot Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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What did I just watch!?!
29 January 2019 | by shanna-nicole82See all my reviews

This has to be the craziest, most pathetic, and disturbing crime documentary I have ever seen. The parents should have went to jail. As far as story line and documentary format, this was good. It's just super disturbing.


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