MOVIE OF THE WEEK February 17-21: AMERICAN FABLE

It’s the mid-80s, and Reaganomics is taking a toll on rural America. Farmers forced to sell off their land are committing suicide at an alarming rate. Gitty, trembling on the verge of puberty, lives with her family, who are struggling to keep their property. Her father Abe is deeply in debt, her mother is pregnant, and her brother Martin is a budding psychopath. So all is not well in the heartland. When Gitty discovers a mysterious man being held captive in the family silo, events gather speed, until they resemble a runaway freight train. Read on…

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