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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Sea Lion Woman
Performed by Christine and Katherine Shipp
From 'A Treasury of Library of Congress Field Recordings' (1939)
Courtesy of Lavern Shipp Baldwin See more