The Free World

Movie

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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Elisabeth Moss and Boyd Holbrook star as damaged outsiders drawn together in writer-director Jason Lew's Louisiana-set redemption drama.
46d ago
D+/A+
With an environment as ugly and cynical as the one presented here, there isn’t any redeeming emotional truths ultimately revealed or a message to take away, and it’s certainly n...
46d ago
50/100
The heavy-handed man-beast comparison is one of several grossly overstated themes in a movie that abruptly changes direction as it goes along while taking shortcuts that leave i...
46d ago
Jason Lew's lost-soul drama The Free World offers a modest exploration of innocence and guilt, with occasional interludes of both violence and romance.
46d ago
40/100
What could have been an intriguing film-noir premise loses its spark as Jason Lew imagines the romance between an ex-con and a suspected murderess.
46d ago
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