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Who's Involved:

Ellen Page, Julianne Moore, Michael Shannon, Peter Sollett, Steve Carell, Luke Grimes, Stacey Sher, Mary Birdsong, Josh Charles, Michael Shamberg, Ron Nyswaner

Release Date:

Friday, October 2, 2015 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The film chronicles the true story of the late Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore), a New Jersey police detective whose world was shattered when she became terminally ill and government officials prevented her from assigning her pension benefits to her domestic partner, Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). Laurel's conservative detective partner Dane Wells was shocked when he learned of her sexual orientation, but he became the leader in the fight for the same-sex couple's rights.

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Crew: Who's making Freeheld

A look at the Freeheld behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Sollett last directed Raising Victor Vargas and Untitled Kay Cannon Romantic Comedy Project . The film's writer Ron Nyswaner last wrote Why Stop Now? and The Painted Veil.


Ron Nyswaner


Michael Shamberg
Stacey Sher

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Production: What we know about Freeheld

Key Facts

  1. Based on Cynthia Wade's Oscar winning 2008 short documentary.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 11, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 2, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about February 17, 2014, the film was in Pre-Production status.

The filmmakers are eyeing a summer 2014 start date.

On or about September 26, 2013, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about May 18, 2010, the film was in Development status.

Freeheld Release Date: When was it released?

Freeheld was released in 2015 on Friday, October 2, 2015 (Limited release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including The Martian, Narcopolis and Partisan.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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