Abducted in Plain Sight

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Abducted in Plain Sight
Directed bySkye Borgman
Produced bySkye Borgman
Emily Kincaid
Stephanie Tobey
Music byCarl Dante
CinematographySkye Borgman
Edited byJames Cude
Production
company
Top Knot Films
Release date
  • May 26, 2017 (2017-05-26) (Mammoth Lakes Film Festival)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Abducted in Plain Sight, also known as Forever B, is a 2017 true crime documentary produced by Top Knot Films[1] and later released by Netflix in 2019. The documentary covers the kidnappings[a] of Jan Broberg Felt, an Idaho teenager who was abducted by her neighbor in the 1970s. Notably, Felt herself appeared in the documentary, a fact that received coverage in news media.[3][2][4]

Production[edit]

The abduction story covered in Abducted was originally[b] told in Stolen Innocence: The Jan Broberg Story, a memoir published by Jan Broberg Felt and her mother.[5][2]

Reception[edit]

Review aggregator website, Rotten Tomatoes gave it 76% rating, based on 21 reviews. [6]

Accolades[edit]

Award Category Result Ref.
Newport Beach Film Festival Best Documentary Won [7]
BendFilm Festival Best Documentary Won [8]
MDIFF-Hagerstown Best Documentary Won [9]
Phoenix Film Festival Best Documentary Won [10]
Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Bravery Award Won [11]
DOCUTAH Film Festival Mayor's Award Won [12]
Tallgrass Film Festival Outstanding Female Filmmaker Won [13]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Felt was kidnapped on two separate occasions.[2]
  2. ^ Parts of the story shown in Abducted had been omitted from the earlier memoir.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jan Broberg, Abducted in Plain Sight: Abuse survivor's stark message". www.news.com.au. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  2. ^ a b c d Miller, Julie. "Abducted in Plain Sight: Even More Shocking Details About Jan Broberg's Kidnapping". HWD. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  3. ^ Gilbert, Sophie (2019-02-07). "The Strangest True-Crime Story Yet". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  4. ^ Freeman, Hadley (2019-02-06). "'He was a master manipulator': Abducted in Plain Sight and the truth about abuse". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  5. ^ "Book's villain turns up at meet". DeseretNews.com. 2004-03-07. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  6. ^ Abducted in Plain Sight (2017), retrieved 2019-07-03
  7. ^ "19TH ANNUAL NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY PACIFIC SALES ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS". newportbeachfilmfest.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  8. ^ "BENDFILM ANNOUNCES SHORT AND FEATURE FILM AWARDS FOR THE 2017 BENDFILM FESTIVAL". bendfilm.org. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  9. ^ "Meanwhile, congratulations to the winners of the 7th Annual MDIFF-Hagerstown:". marylandiff.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  10. ^ "2018 Award Winners Announced". phoenixfilmfestival.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  11. ^ "2017 Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Winners List". latfusa.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  12. ^ "2017 AWARD WINNERS". docutah.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
  13. ^ "The 2017 Tallgrass Film Festival Announces Filmmaker Awards". shootonline.com. Retrieved 2019-02-20.

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