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This is the author's follow-up, thus my note to readers.

The Barclay family's resignation as a sort of determination regarding Bourdin is an enigma. I was tempted to write something like; at that point for Nicholas' mother and sister, the truth about the young man claiming as their missing boy might not have mattered so much any more in the way that they decided to take whatever came to them if they could get out of their torturous pain by thinking of Nicholas for the rest of their life. As such, Bourdin's lie meets the family's own lie at an intersection to connect the mysterious threads. But, this is too much of saying in my part for the sake of writing. Such would be also a viewer's insolence against the director for the film is wonderfully left open. No one therefore should cross the line.

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