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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 overview, first billed only:
Bob Broberg Bob Broberg ... Himself - Jan Broberg's Father
Jan Broberg ... Herself
Karen Campbell Karen Campbell ... Herself - Jan Broberg's Younger Sister
Susan Broberg Susan Broberg ... Herself - Jan Broberg's Youngest Sister
Mary Ann Broberg Mary Ann Broberg ... Herself - Jan Broberg's Mother
Pete Welsh Pete Welsh ... Himself - Lead FBI Special Agent on the Broberg Case
Joe Berchtold Joe Berchtold ... Himself - Robert Berchtold's Brother
Cornelius A. Hofman Cornelius A. Hofman ... Himself - The Broberg's Neighbor (as Cor Hofman)
Annette E. Belnap Annette E. Belnap ... Herself
Diana Concannon Diana Concannon ... Herself
Paula S. Fass Paula S. Fass ... Herself
Danielle Holjeson Danielle Holjeson ... Herself
Caroline Pearson Caroline Pearson ... Herself
Lainee Rhodes ... Dramatization - Young Jan Broberg
Sinclair DuMont ... Dramatization - Jan Broberg
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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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English

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Forever B See more »

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California, USA See more »

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15 February 2019 | by kroniskvaffelSee all my reviews

These parents are among the most naive people on earth, but to give a low rating because you disagree with the content is strange. It's like saying Titanic is a terrible movie because the boat sank.


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