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Watch: ‘American Fable’ Ratchets Up the Tension in Chilling New Clip

Watch: 'American Fable' Ratchets Up the Tension in Chilling New Clip


Gather your SXSW hype and focus it in a new direction. Fairytales and legends are all the rage right now, and the latest genre offering in this vein seems promising. Writer-director Anne Hamilton is set to debut her fairytale thriller “American Fable” at SXSW later this week. The film is set in the rural Midwest, where Gitty, the 11-year old daughter of a farm family, is soon to discover her father’s dark secret in the silo. 

Hamilton describes the tone as “Fargo” meets “Pan’s Labyrinth.”

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“I want audiences to leave ‘American Fable’ having experienced a story with in sights into human nature, cultural differences and the political forces that have shaped this country,” she said of her project. “But most of all, I want to take them on an exciting and unique journey into a dark and beautiful world that I know and love.” 

“American Fable” will premiere at SXSW on Sunday, March 13. Check out the clip above. 

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