Sunday 21st February 2016
Based on an inspiring true story, Academy Award® winner Julianne Moore (Best Actress, Still Alice, 2014) and Academy Award® nominee Ellen Page (Best Actress, Juno, 2007) headline the emotionally charged drama, Freeheld, arriving on DVD on 22nd February 2016 courtesy of Entertainment One.
The compelling film was adapted by the Academy Award®-nominated writer of Philadelphia and had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Delivering critically acclaimed performances, the powerful film also stars Academy Award® nominees Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road, 2008) and Steve Carell (Best Actor, Foxcatcher, 2014.)
After detective Laurel Hester (Moore) is diagnosed with cancer, she learns that government officials won't award her pension benefits to her domestic partner, Stacie (Page). Refusing to accept the officials' decision, Laurel and Stacie lead a battle for equal rights in this unforgettable movie that speaks to the power of love and the pursuit of justice.
- The Making of Freeheld featurette
- Freeheld to Freedom: Ocean County Then and Now featurette
- Oscar®-winning Documentary Short 'Freeheld'
- Audio Commentary with Director Peter Sollett and Actors Julianne Moore and Ellen Page