Free in Deed

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Free in Deed

Directed by Jake Mahaffy

  • USA, New Zealand 2015; 98 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Drama
    • Orizzonti Award for Best Film - Venice IFF


Press Quotes

Illuminating... a deserving winner of top honors in Venice’s Horizons strand... productively provocative work.

Guy Lodge, Variety

Mahaffy's uncompromising approach, and the quality of its performances, make it a rare and valuable testament.

Jessica Kiang, The Playlist

There's a lot to like in "Free in Deed," a well-acted, unrelentingly dour experiment in atmosphere, setting and sound that will captivate you throughout.

Tambay A. Obenson, Shadow and Act

Articles

Venice Film Review: ‘Free in Deed’

Guy Lodge, Variety

Venice Review: Jake Mahaffy's Distressing, Desperate True Story 'Free In Deed' With David Harewood

Jessica Kiang, The Playlist

Venice 2015 Review: 'Free in Deed' or the "Exorcism" of Benny

Tambay A. Obenson , Shadow and Act