Oscar winner Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, & Michael Shannon give acclaimed performances in this stirring film based on a true story. After detective Laurel Hester (Moore) is diagnosed with cancer, she learns that government officials won't award her pension benefits to her domestic partner, Stacie (Page). Refusing to accept the officials' decision, Laurel & Stacie lead a battle for equal rights in this unforgettable movie that speaks to the power of love & the pursuit of justice.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Freeheld certainly means well, but its cardboard characters and by-the-numbers drama undermine its noble intentions.
Compassionate drama about equality has intense themes.