Free State of Jones

Release June 24, 2016 (Wide)
Cast Matthew McConaughey, Mahershala Ali, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell
Director Gary Ross
Writer Gary Ross
Genres Drama
Studio STX Entertainment/Elevation Pictures
Length 136 mins.


While fighting during the Civil War, a Mississippi farmer (Matthew McConaughey) realizes the futility of battle when he witnesses so many deaths.

Disillusioned, he deserts and inspires fellow farmers, as well as slaves, to join him in his anti-Confederate rebellion. Along the way, he falls in love with a slave (Gugu Mbatha-Raw).

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