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Horrible War: Matthew McConaughey, Mahershala Ali Excel in ‘Free State of Jones’

Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey), a Confederate army medic, decides he’s had enough—and deserts. He returns to Mississippi, where his people are being harassed by looting soldiers. He winds up in the swamps with escaped slaves, where they form a pact—and eventually create a militia to rebel against the Confederacy. Free State of Jones is based […]