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A better film would have muddled the clean white-savior narrative with an actual exploration of what the racial politics of a mixed-race insurgency in the South might have been like. The New York Times selected it as a "critic's pick".
Reviewer A. Scott called it "a neglected and fascinating chapter in American history" and said it used "the tools of Hollywood spectacle to restore a measure of clarity to our understanding of the war and its aftermath. Ross's story makes Newton unambiguously heroic, this is not yet another film about a white savior sacrificing himself on behalf of the darker-skinned oppressed.
Nor for that matter is it the story of a white sinner redeemed by the superhuman selflessness of black people. Free State of Jones is a rarer thing: a film that tries to strike sparks of political insight from a well-worn genre template. The New Yorker film critic Richard Brody gave it a positive review, saying, "It's tempting to shunt Free State of Jones into the familiar genre of the white-savior tale, but Newton Knight appears as something else—not so much as a savior but as an avatar of a new South.
By seeing his own interests clearly and considering the economic and social structure of his locale and his nation insightfully, he's able to transcend heritage and history and to forge a community, both during and after the war, that will be fair, inclusive, and—yes—post-racial. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Free State of Jones Theatrical release poster. Pamela Martin Juliette Welfling. STX Entertainment H. British Board of Film Classification.
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Trivia Rudy H. Leverett's book, "Legend of the Free State of Jones", claims that the citizens of Jones County overwhelmingly supported the Confederacy, and that the Jones County rebellion portrayed in the film has been significantly overstated.
Goofs When Newton Knight and his young cousin Daniel are sheltering in a rifle pit during a battle, a prominent Philip's head screw can be seen holding the parapet of the rifle pit together.
The Philip's head screw wasn't invented until the s. Quotes Newton Knight : I'm tired of it. You, me, all of it! As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
This is the exceptional story of America's first unit of African American soldiers during the Civil War and the young, inexperienced Northerner who's given the job of training and leading them.