Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt…and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.
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While "An American Crime" was more of a psychological bent on the same story, this film took the difficult version to tell, the one that may have some people cringing. While the rawness of this film keeps it from a storyline that could be fleshed out more, people need to keep in mind that this is based on a true story. With that in mind, the acting and execution of such graphic content is quite well done. See it.
Fast unerträglich für den Zuschauer wird das Martyrium des Mädchens, das Opfer ihrer sadistischen Tante und Vettern wird. Das Ende kam leider zu abrupt und es fehlte mir die moralische Aussage des Films.