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There are a few problems with the accuracy of the Free State of Jones, but they’re mostly forgivable. What really makes this a bad movie has nothing to do with that. It just makes some storytelling mistakes that made this an unbearable movie to watch
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references:
Oshinsky, David. Worse than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. New York: Free Press Paperbacks, 1997. https://amzn.to/2udhA8Q

Blackmon, Douglas. Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. New York: Anchor Books, 2008. https://amzn.to/2zWOT64

http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/free-state-of-jones/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/true-story-free-state-jones-180958111/?no-ist

http://journalofthecivilwarera.org/2016/07/right-wrong-free-state-jones-making-sense-civil-war-film-tradition/

http://www.highdefdigest.com/blog/free-state-of-jones-movie-review/

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/richard-brody/the-historical-imagination-and-free-state-of-jones

http://www.southeastern.edu/news_media/news_releases/2016/june/hyde_free_state_jones.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-story-behind-free-state-of-jones/

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2010/08/small-truth-papering-over-a-big-lie/61136/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_State_of_Jones_(film)#Premise
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_County,_Mississippi#Civil_War_years
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton_Knight
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Wiki:
Free State of Jones is a 2016 American historical period war film inspired by the life of Newton Knight and his armed revolt against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi, throughout the American Civil War. Written and directed by Gary Ross, the film stars Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali and Keri Russell.
It was released in the United States by STX Entertainment on June 24, 2016. It received mixed reviews from critics polled by Metacritic and grossed $25 million against its $50 million production budget.[3]
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