But Republicans, if they sit through the entire film, will see how the Republican Party was the favored choice of freed slaves in the post-Civil-War era. Free State of Jones 2016 yify Full Download Torrent Seeds 23 Peers 17 Share Ratio The civil war that divided the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi heads the group of rebels against the Confederate Army. In the early Civil War battle scenes, he plays a nurse. It depicts what they dream of: oppressed citizenry taking up arms to defeat their own government. There is a narrative problem in the film. Definitely not an average or sub-par movie — the subject matter alone puts it ahead of so many other films.
Fans of the Confederacy denounce him as a traitor. After the war, Knight worked for Reconstruction and married Rachel, a freed slave woman. I have always enjoyed movies based on actual events or real people, so I was anticipating going to see this movie. Second amendment fans may love this film. A nice piece of American History and probably the best role of the great actor Matthew Mcconaughey. His feelings about the fight begin to conflict with those of his superiors and when it reaches a breaking point he finally deserts, and joins a group of runaway slaves. Others celebrate him as one white Southerner who had a conscience and resisted white supremacy.
The script and editing could have used a little more work though. After the war, Knight worked for Reconstruction and married Rachel, a freed slave woman. Black men who tried to exercise their right to vote were lynched. McConaughey once again gives a great performance, and Ross's direction is decent. Almost everyone is armed, and uses those weapons to keep breathing and to settle disputes. Others celebrate him as one white Southerner who had a conscience and resisted white supremacy. In addition to clinging to their guns, these rebels cling to their God and their Bibles.
At times I questioned the casting on some of the supporting roles, but that may be Hollywood conditioning thing, and on reflection this cast probably showed what people were like back in that day. But Knight gets his revenge, an eye-for-an-eye revenge scene that I won't soon forget. Such a shame that the race hustlers' ideological blindfolds make it impossible for them to appreciate great art. I did a little research on the history it depicts and it was a part of the Civil War that I knew nothing about. It's an historical fact that Newt Knight was a devoutly religious Primitive Baptist — he didn't drink, for example. His power inspired men to fight to the death against their own nation. Keri Russell is fine in a small role.
The clothes look like clothes people wore in the nineteenth century. Knight's words, though, reflect the facts. There is something in this film to anger multiple grievance mongers. Free State Of Jones puts it quite succinctly and with absolute conviction. This is a rare film that you can watch a trailer of, or not, and not have it ruin the film.
Matthew McConaughey hasn't put a foot wrong since Lincoln Lawyer and his performance here is among his best work. Don't miss this film under any circumstances! That technique felt a bit forced at times, but at the end of the film it made more sense why it had been used. I give this a B+. It's either too long, or the producers cut too much out of the movie; because either way the film's pacing is severely off. For me i would have liked to see the film in a longer form as there was so much subject matter to cover. Newt Knight was clearly someone with a bucketload of charisma. When we noticed how long it is we decided to watch it in two viewings.
Its very clear in intention, much like Newton Knight, who's life this movie is based on. And the story ends on the up-side. We do hope they all get the recognition they all deserve. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. It depicts what they dream of: oppressed citizenry taking up arms to defeat their own government. On the other hand you have to look past what is on the surface to find the real important aspect and true meaning of the film. He was outraged by the Twenty Negro Law, that allowed families who owned twenty slaves to exempt one family member from service for every twenty slaves they owned.
Knight and other deserters formed The Free State of Jones, declaring their loyalty to the Union, and flying the stars and stripes rather than the stars and bars. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history. Synopsis Set during the Civil War, Free State of Jones tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Newton Knight was a white Mississippi farmer. Ross also co-wrote the movie, with first time feature screenwriter Leonard Hartman. All I can tell you is that I did not know the story, and there were some moments where it fumbles, but I kept up with it just fine. Probably against some stiff competition and too intellectual for the audience when you have to think about the questions asked.