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The Imposter (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben & Cathy Dresbach

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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  Truth is stranger than fiction

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Maybe not what you might expect, but fascinating nonetheless. One to make you think and brilliantly directed.

  Slightly misinformed

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Although I really enjoyed this film I do think I was slightly misled as to what I would be watching, it presents itself as a standard movie structure but is actually a documentary with brief dramatisations thrown in - so (just to be clear) it's the people involved talking about what happened - I think this distinction should have been clearly pointed out in the blurb! Sometimes I'm not in the mood for a documentary. However the story is fascinaing and kept me glued.

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  Strange but true.

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Really enjoyed this - without giving too much away, this is a really strange but true story involving a trickster who managed to lie his way into a family who's son went missing.I kept thinking how crazy this all was as this should never have been allowed to happen.All concerned here are guilty stupidity.I am not sure this would be a film/doc i would go back to in time. worth a watch though but it does feel like a made for tv documentary you would catch on one of the discovery channels, very well made though....

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a documentary style presentation based on a real-life event.
'nicholas barclay' had been missing for three and a half years.......until
he is supposedly found in 'spain'
the change in his appearance he explains as a result of years of abuse by his captor's.
the family wanted so much to believe 'nicholas' had come home, the obvious is brushed aside by them.
the guy wanted a better life, when truly identified, he turned out to be a 'serial' imposter.
what really happened to 'nicholas' ? .....is there a twist to the story ?
the film overall fails to become a gripping expierience, sad though it is.

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