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Free Ride

January 24 - 25, 2014

USA | 2013 | 84 minutes | Shana Betz

Set in the 1970s, Free Ride stars Academy Award® winner Anna Paquin (The Piano, HBO's "True Blood") as a single mother who moves to Florida with her daughters in search of a better life, but gets pulled into the high-stakes drug-trade business. 

Film: $11 | $6 SIFF Members
Festival Pass: $60 | $40 SIFF Members (includes Opening Night party)

This accomplished, gritty directorial debut, based on writer/director Shana Betz's life story, delivers as both a provocative crime thriller and a powerfully rendered family portrait.

Director: Shana Betz
Principal Cast: Anna Paquin, Cam Gigandet, Liana Liberato, Drea De Matteo
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Running Time: 84 minutes
Producer: Susan Dynne, Cerise Hallam Larkin, Anna Paquin, Chad Simpson
Screenplay: Shana Betz
Cinematographers: Quyen Tran
Editors: Danny Daneau
Music: Jeff Russo
US Distributor: Phase 4 Films
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