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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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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
Megan Renner Rieck Megan Renner Rieck ... Dairy Farmer
Theresa Tilly ... Anna Winters
Karen Woditsch Karen Woditsch ... Doctor
Michael Collins Michael Collins ... Newscaster
Liz Cloud Liz Cloud ... Librarian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Spencer Tomich ... Young Jonathan
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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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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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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Gitty's dream with her father, Vera and the carousel was shot at House on the Rock in Spring Green, WI. See more »

Soundtracks

The Lamb
Written by John Tavener, William Blake (1789)
Performed by Tenebrae Choir, London
Published by Chester Music (1982)
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Original, Strange and Entertaining
21 July 2017 | by HypnoticPoison7See all my reviews

I feel like the rating for this movie should be much higher than it is, considering how original and interesting the plot was. Sure there were fantasy elements, and things that made you question reality, but it didn't take away from the film as a whole.

I enjoyed this movie from beginning to end. Peyton Kennedy blew me away and made me want to see her in just about anything else. Children really are such natural actors. She is the main reason people should see this film and enjoy it more than they may have otherwise. I really liked the way the script played with good & evil, similarly to what Christopher Nolan likes to do. I would watch this again, and certainly watch more like this.


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