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Thursday's Sundance screening of "The Imposter"

Published January 27, 2012 11:54 am

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Thursday's Tower Theater screening of director Bart Layton's film "The Imposter" (in the World Cinema Documentary Competition) brought the director and producer Dimitri Doganis to the after-screening Q-and-A.The truth-is-stranger-than-fiction story of a 23-year-old French man who impersonated a missing teenager in San Antonio and fooled them for nearly 5 months prompted many questions from the audience. The man who was The Imposter was interviewed at length, and an audience member asked if he was interviewed in the States. "We interviewed him in London," Layton said. "I don't think he's allowed back in the U.S."— David Burger