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Abducted in Plain Sight (2017)

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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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
Caroline Pearson Caroline Pearson ... Herself
Diana Concannon Diana Concannon ... Herself
Paula Fass Paula Fass ... Herself
Annette E. Belnap Annette E. Belnap ... Herself
Danielle Holjeson Danielle Holjeson ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James DuMont ... Lawyer
Sinclair DuMont ... 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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Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Forever B See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Top Knot Films See more »
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Color

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16:9 HD
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Well Done, Insightful Documentary. Will Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat

This beautifully made documentary takes you through all the factors that led to the manipulation of an entire family and the eventual abduction of a young girl... twice. It's ruthless honesty allows the viewer to consider aspects of the story that without doubt have not been investigated before. Rarely are docs on this kind of subject made so well.


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