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DVD

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Free State of Jones

Author

Gary Ross

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN, EAS)

Languages

In English, with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell, Sean Bridgers, Jacob Lofland.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (140 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R; brutal battle scenes and disturbing graphic images.

Summary

A defiant Southern farmer named Newt Knight leads an extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Despite overwhelming odds, Knight banded together with other small farmers and local slaves and launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi, to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

Notes

Title from container.

DVD release of the 2016 motion picture.

Bonus features: The history of Jones County.

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