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Freedomland

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Freedomland

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
Wide Release Date:
02/17/06
performer:
Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore, Edie Falco
director:
Joe Roth
distributor:
Sony Pictures Releasing
author:
9659
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

A dying-to-be-cathartic drama of American racial turmoil. It’s set in and around a New Jersey housing project, where Brenda (Julianne Moore) claims she was the victim of a carjacking. Samuel L. Jackson is the cop who pries the truth out of her. Strenuous and joyless, the film keeps showing you the seams of its good intentions.

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