Freeheld (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Courtroom Drama, Message Movie, Slice of Life  |   Release Date - Oct 2, 2015 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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This drama is based on Laurel Hester a New Jersey police lieutenant (Julianne Moore) and her domestic partner Stacie Andree (Ellen Page) who battle to have pension benefits from Hester pass on to her partner after she is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Directed by Peter Sollett. Also stars Steve Carell, Michael Shannon, Josh Charles, Luke Grimes, Mary Birdsong and Gabriel Luna.

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cancer, lesbianism, partner, police, rights