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Monday, 15 July 2013

Maddie movie outrage

Daily Express: A disturbing British film about the abduction of a little girl on a family holiday has sparked outrage after its director drew parallels with the Madeleine McCann case. Actor Mark Harris stars in and directs Abducted, an independent 90-minute film which will be released later this year in cinemas. The 40-year-old father of three has said he tried to emulate the feelings of Gerry McCann during the production.

And he suggests the film may help the search for Madeleine, who was kidnapped from a holiday home in Portugal six years ago. Mr McCann and his wife Kate declined to comment but a family friend said: "It is outrageous to suggest parallels between what is portrayed in this film and what happened to Madeleine.
"Kate and Gerry won't dignify it with a comment. It could even hinder the search for Madeleine."
Mr Harris pulls no punches in showing the dark reality of child trafficking. The film tells the fictional story of a British family who rent a home in Los Angeles for a holiday, not realising violent people smugglers have installed hidden cameras to watch their every move...read more>>>...