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Freeheld

Country: USA, Language: English, 40 mins

  • Director: Cynthia Wade
  • Producer: Dan Cogan; O'Brien Kelley

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Utterly heartbreaking.

These men, these Freeholders...unfeeling, evil to the core.

Discrimination is kept alive and well by men such as these...democratically voted.

It's a sad, sad world.

A profoundly moving film.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Lieutenant Laurel Hester is dying. All she wants to do is leave her pension benefits to her life partner - Stacie, so Stacie can afford to keep their house. Laurel is told no; they are not husband and wife. After spending a lifetime fighting for justice for other people, Laurel - a veteran New Jersey detective - launches a final battle for justice. Knuckle-biting, dramatic Freeheld chronicles a dying policewoman's bitter fight to provide for the love of her life.

Cast & Characters

Laurel Hester as Herself