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Why not watch the whole movie Sita sings the blues? Sita Sings the Blues is based on the Hindu epic “The Ramayana”. Sita is a goddess separated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina Paley is an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this animated interpretation of the Ramayana. Set to the 1920′s jazz vocals of torch singer Annette Hanshaw, Sita Sings the Blues is written, directed, produced and animated by Nina Paley. “Sita Sings the Blues” was released in 2008 only … Continue reading