United Kingdom: February 19 2016
United States: October 02 2015
Ranking: 4,828 out of 16,407 movies (up 695)
Inspired by the short documentary directed by Cynthia Wade and Oscar winner in 2007, 'Freeheld' tells the story of Stace Andree (Ellen Page) and the detective Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore), a gay couple who struggled so that the latter grant him a pension after being diagnosed with a terminal illness. The county officials will try to avoid Laurel to gets what she´s fighting for. In his battle for her rights laurel would find support in the characters of Dane Wells (Michael Shannon), a badass detective, and the activist Steven Goldstein (Steve Carrell). The film is directed by Peter Sollet ('Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist') and has been written by Ron Nyswaner, screenwriter of other homosexual story; 'Philadelphia'.