VICTIM/SUSPECT – Review by Valerie Kalfrin

University of Alabama student Emma Mannion went out with a friend to a frat party one night. Later, she called her parents, crying, saying two men had forced her into a car. Yet when Mannion contacted the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office to report she’d been raped, the detective soon turned the tables. He didn’t interview the guy whom Mannion’s friend had recorded goofing around with her earlier that night, someone Mannion said had stood guard outside the car while she was attacked. Instead, interview footage from the powerful new Netflix documentary Victim/Suspect shows him playing hardball: “Did you fight him off? Kick him? Tell him no?” he says. “I do not believe you at all.”

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