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Original title Freeheld
Category Romance, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2015
Production Country
Directors Peter Sollett
Cast Julianne Moore, Steve Carell, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Mary Birdsong, Luke Grimes, Jeannine Kaspar, Josh Charles, Dennis Boutsikaris, Skipp Sudduth, Tom McGowan, Kevin O'Rourke, Stink Fisher, Gabriel Luna, Anthony DeSando
Distributor eOne Films

Synopsis

A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells [Michael Shannon], and activist Steven Goldstein [Steve Carell], unite in Laurel and Stacie's defence, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.