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The Free World (2016)

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A recently released former convict becomes involved with a married woman with an abusive husband.

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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
... Doris Lamb
... Mohamed Lundy
... Linda Workman
... Detective Shin
... Frankie
... Officer Ryan
... Khalil
... Diner Waitress
... John (as Stephen L. Grush)
... Cop #2 (as Jimmy Gonzalez)
... Rufus
... Officer Alvarez
... Cop #1
... Marty
... News Reporter
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Following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn't commit, Mo is struggling to adapt to life on the outside. When his world collides with Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past, he decides to risk his newfound freedom to keep her in his life.

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Only love can truly set us free.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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23 September 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Özgür Dünya  »

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1.85 : 1
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Highly Underrated Film
20 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

Like another reviewer, I too am really surprised by the low rating. I am so glad I decided to ignore the rating and give this movie a chance. The acting is suburb by both leads and supporting actors. Both Moss and Holbrook performances are stellar. Their pasts and pain meld and bond them together.

I am not going to reveal any of the story, but it is a subtle, sparse, intense and moving indie film. It is not a light movie that will make you feel warm and fuzzy. It's not meant to be. It shows the world realistically with all of its injustice, cruelty and yet also shows compassion. It is a movie that I know will stay with me for a long time.

If you are a fan of indie films with suburb acting and a story with depth I highly suggest giving it a watch.


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