Following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn't commit, Mo is struggling to adapt to life on the outside. When his world collides with Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past, he decides to risk his newfound freedom to keep her in his life.

  1. Jason Lew

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Boyd Holbrook

    Boyd Holbrook

    Mohamed Lundy

  2. Elisabeth Moss

    Elisabeth Moss

    Doris Long

  3. Octavia Spencer

    Octavia Spencer

    Linda Workman

  4. Sung Kang

    Sung Kang

    Detective Shin

  5. Waleed Zuaiter

    Waleed Zuaiter


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The Free World
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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 23, 2016
    Theatrical (limited)


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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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