Freeheld

All love is equal


Freeheld
A decorated New Jersey police detective is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, who happens to also be a woman. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent her from doing this. Her hard-nosed detective partner and a gay activist unite in support of the women, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.

103 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Language, Prejudice).
Biographical, Drama, Gay interest, Romance, Female interest.

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Credits

Cast
Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell, Luke Grimes, Gabriel Luna
Director
Peter Sollett
ScreenplayRon Nyswaner
MusicJohnny Marr, Hans Zimmer
CinematographyMaryse Alberti
EditingAndrew Mondshein
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorIndependent
Made in2015
Produced byDouble Feature Films, Endgame Entertainment, High Frequency Entertainment, Head Gear Films, Metrol Technology

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone (sic)
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for some thematic elements, language and sexuality
Runtime103
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
4
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
1
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
4
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Ann Hornaday quote iconCivil rights crusade lacks intensity.
5
Cape Times
David Rooney quote iconProving all love is equal.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconSo, good intentions, a terrific cast and an important real-life story are mostly squandered by a mediocre execution of telling the tale.
10
Metacritic.com
30 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
116 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Freeheld certainly means well, but its cardboard characters and by-the-numbers drama undermine its noble intentions.
9
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconCompassionate drama about equality has intense themes.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
18 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
3049 users
13
Internet
3680 Netizens quote iconNot ready for prime time
13

Average .. 53%

11

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