Synopsis by Daniel Gelb
In this historical war drama inspired by true events, Matthew McConaughey plays a Mississippi native named Newt Knight, who leads an armed rebellion of struggling farmers and slaves against the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Written and directed by Gary Ross, The Free State of Jones co-stars Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Mahershala Ali.
civil-war, Confederate, farmer, rebellion, Union-Army, uprising, war
High Production Values