2006 – Freedomland

Directed by: Joe Roth
Written by: Richard Price
Produced by: Scott Rudin, Charles Newirth
Production year: 2006
Original release: February 17, 2006
Running time: 1 hour, 53 minutes
Other cast: Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, Edie Falco
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A mother blames the disappearance of her child on a black man from the projects after she reports a carjacking. A detective (Samuel L. Jackson) suspects the woman is hiding something, and he enlists the aid of a missing-child activist (Edie Falco). While the investigation continues, the media amplifies the case’s notoriety, bringing up some tough racial issues.