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Freedomland
Freedomland
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About Freedomland

 

Based on the Richard Price best-seller Clockers, Freedomland opens as Brenda Martin (Julianne Moore) staggers, bloody and in shock, into the Dempsey Medical Center emergency room. The traumatized woman tells Detective Lorenzo Council (Samuel L. Jackson) the frightening tale of her carjacking at the hands of a black man along the isolated road dividing the mostly black Dempsey projects from the mostly white, blue-collar Gannon area. The truly terrifying element is that Martin's four year old son was in the back seat when the crime occurred.  During his questioning of Martin, Council becomes suspicious of her story. An ambitious reporter covering the case has the same reaction to the tale, and befriends Martin in an attempt to get at the real story. Meanwhile, the citizens of Dempsey and Gannon unite in the quest to find the missing boy under the leadership of activist Karen Collucci (Edie Falco). However, the investigation into the crime soon results in a flare up of long simmering racial tensions between the two neighborhoods.

 

News Articles about Freedomland

 

Chicago Sun-Times 2/17/06 Freedomland - A Roger Ebert review

Toronto Star 2/17/06 Movie Review: Freedomland's too many plots

Orlando Sentinel 2/17/06 Freedomland (3 stars out of 5)

Toledo Blade 2/17/06 Movie review: Freedomland *

CBS 2/17/06 Edie Falco's Intense New Movie

Metro 2/17/06 Freedomland fails, makes actors look terrible

Philly.com 2/17/06 Cop on the hot seat

NBC13 2/17/06 Review: 'Freedomland' Timely Film About Race Relations

NY Times 2/17/06 Busily Seeking Missing Child in the Projects

Chicago Tribune 2/17/06 (Safety) net full of stars

CBS2 2/17/06 'Freedomland'

Houston Chronicle 2/17/06 Its dramatic subject is too heavy to fully enjoy

Philly.com 2/17/06 A clumsy whodunit with race tossed in

Mercury News 2/17/06 Missing in 'Freedomland': A lesson in racial politics goes astray

Seattle PI 2/17/06 Strong performances -- and screenplay -- rescue 'Freedomland'

NY Daily News 2/17/06 Carjacking tale hits some bumps

USA Today 2/17/06 DOA 'Freedomland' shackled by cliché

Jam! 2/17/06 'Freedomland' misses the mark

Metro 2/17/06 Jackson mixes it up

Seattle Times 2/17/05 More than a kid missing from "Freedomland"

NY Times 2/17/06 Busily Seeking Missing Child in the Projects

Journal Now 2/16/06 Serious intent enriches a tense cop thriller, and its stars add to its depth

Zap2It 2/16/06 Freedomland

CBS 2/16/06 Julianne Moore: Feet On The Ground

Metro 2/16/06 Freedomland role grabs Falco’s emotions

AM New York 2/16/06 Freedomland

Entertainment Weekly 2/15/06 Freedomland

Digital Spy 2/15/06 Moore gives Jackson a handcuffs painting

Newsday 2/12/06 Truth, in black or white

Washington Post 2/12/06 The Price of 'Freedomland'

Jam! 2/10/06 Moore talks about 'Freedomland'

AM New York 2/10/06 Truth, in black or white

Hollywood Reporter 2/10/06 Freedomland

Zap2It 11/1/05 'Freedomland' Exits Oscar Realm

IGN 12/11/02 Julianne Treks to Freedomland

 

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