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American Fable (2016)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 17 February 2017 (USA)
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After 11-year-old Gitty discovers a man who can grant wishes hiding in her family's silo, she is forced to choose between saving the man's life and protecting her family.

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Anne Hamilton

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Anne Hamilton
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peyton Kennedy ... Gitty
Richard Schiff ... Jonathan
Kip Pardue ... Abe
Marci Miller ... Sarah
Gavin MacIntosh ... Martin
Zuleikha Robinson ... Vera
Charlie Babbo Charlie Babbo ... Michael
Spencer Moss ... Heidi
Rusty Schwimmer ... Ethel
Theresa Tilly ... Anna Winters
Karen Woditsch Karen Woditsch ... Doctor
Michael Collins Michael Collins ... Newscaster
Liz Cloud Liz Cloud ... Librarian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samantha Elliott Samantha Elliott ... Dark Rider (as Samantha Eliott)
Tyler Kurowski Tyler Kurowski ... Farm Boy
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Storyline

When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her beloved father is hiding a wealthy man in her family's silo in order to save their struggling farm, she is forced to choose between saving the man's life or protecting her family from the consequences of their actions. AMERICAN FABLE is a fairytale thriller set in the 1980s rural Midwest about a courageous girl living in a dark - sometimes magical - world.

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Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Silo See more »

Filming Locations:

Kent, Illinois, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Produced with the support of San Francisco's Film Society's Filmhouse Program. See more »

Soundtracks

Sea Lion Woman
Performed by Christine and Katherine Shipp
From 'A Treasury of Library of Congress Field Recordings' (1939)
Courtesy of Lavern Shipp Baldwin
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Great film - shame about the (lack of) ending
10 June 2017 | by percival_kimSee all my reviews

Thought this was a wonderful film, visually and atmospherically. The characters were excellent, both the likable and the not-so-likable (like the brother and the 'villain'), and the storyline was gripping and evocative. The only problem for me was the ending, or lack of it - too much was left unexplained which I'm afraid ruined it for me overall.


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