January 24 - 25, 2014
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