The Imposter

The Imposter
The Imposter

Year

2012

Duration

99 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

English

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Synopsis

When 13-year-old Nick Barclay disappeared from his home in Texas, police did not think it was likely that he would be found alive. Three years later, his family and the authorities were astonished when he turned up in Spain, having apparently endured some terrible ordeals. Although his French accent and other unexplained mysteries cast doubt over whether this person actually was Nick, the family seemed happy to go along with it 'arousing suspicion about their own motives. This fascinating documentary investigates the real-life case and - using dramatic reconstructions - tries to understand the facts behind an intriguing and chilling story.

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Contains strong language

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