True Civil War era story about a white Southerner who falls for a slave and consequently rebels against the Confederacy.
Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell, Jacob Lofland, Sean Bridgers, Brad Carter, Jane McNeill, Gary Grubbs, Christopher Berry, Joe Chrest, David Jensen, Kurt Krause, Carlton Caudle, Martin Bats Bradford, Matthew Lintz, Kerry Cahill, Jessica Collins, Juan Gaspard, Liza J. Bennett, David Maldonado, Serenity Neil, Lawrence Turner, Lara Grice, Wayne Pére, Jim Klock, Emily Bossak, P.J. Marshall, Ritchie Montgomery, Mattie Liptak, Jill Jane Clements, Thomas Francis Murphy, Johnny McPhail, Bill Tangradi, William Mark McCullough, Sam Malone, Kylen Davis, Will Beinbrink
True Civil War era story about a white Southerner who falls for a slave and consequently rebels against the Confederacy. Civil War: the American Southern states are fighting against the north and Newton Knight ist right in the middle of it. He refuses both, slavery and secession, and believes in equal rights for all. In order to separate himself from the warlike intentions of the other states, he creates a covenant, which consists only of poor farms, but has high aims: The Jones County region in Mississippi is to set up a community apart from the Confederacy which has no value To the skin color of their citizens: the Free State of Jones. His relationship with the slave girl Rachel is a decisive driving spring. He also receives support from his escape from the escaped slave Moses Washington.