Freetown

Synopsis: Caught in the middle of a brutal civil war, six Liberian missionaries in Monrovia flee the widespread violence of their native country. Their destination: Freetown, Sierra Leone. With the help of local church leader Phillip Abubakar, the missionaries make the difficult journey, only to have their troubles compounded by a rebel fighter bent on killing one of their own.
Director(s): Garrett Batty
Production: Purdie Distribution
  1 win & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
4.7
Rotten Tomatoes:
40%
PG-13
Year:
2015
113 min
$7,916,886
Website
13 Views


Hey.

Krahn?

No.

- Is that your government car?

- Church.

Is that where you work?

I volunteer.

Hey! Stop!

Stop the car!

You can handle this, Brother Abubakar.

Make sure their needs are met

and they're kept safe.

These are fine young men, Philip.

They look up to you.

Once things have stabilized here,

they will be a powerful force for good.

And until then?

Keep moving forward.

- Be careful.

- I know.

Here, watch your step.

- Thank you.

- Watch your step.

Okay. Good.

Menti, where is Abubakar?

He'll come.

Should we wait for him?

Should we?

No.

It would just worry everyone.

Thank you, Elder.

Are you ready?

Yes, I am.

Akatika Ronke Delia,

having been commissioned

of Jesus Christ...

- Would you like a drink?

- Yes, thank you.

I felt clean and peaceful.

You almost missed it.

I got stuck in the mud.

Poor thing is starting to get old.

And on top of that, there were rebels.

Children with guns, stealing car parts.

They stopped you?

No need.

I was a mouse in a trap.

I couldn't leave the car,

and that got them curious.

But they didn't do anything to you.

They asked if I was Krahn.

Wanted to intimidate me.

You don't need to fear us.

And if I'm Krahn?

Oh, you are not.

But if I am, what then?

Should I fear the rebels?

We want only to be treated fairly.

That is what we all want.

- Congratulations, Akatika.

- Thank you.

We'll be by Sunday morning

to walk with you to church.

You wait here.

I'll be back for you.

Don't worry. We'll be fine.

There's still light enough.

Don't worry, Brother Abubakar.

Brother Abubakar can't help it.

He was born to worry.

It is true, you know.

My mother never worried

because I did enough for the both of us.

- You hurry back, okay?

- We will.

Let's move.

Don't worry too much.

I'm sure they'll be fine.

Well done, boys.

Stay safe out there in Paynesville.

- Stay safe in Monrovia.

- Take care of yourselves.

All right.

Move it! Move it!

Move it! Move it!

Hurry UP!

I got the Book of Mormon.

Your shirt in the wardrobe.

Church isn't going to wait for us.

Uh-huh.

Your turn.

Amen.

- Are you okay?

- Why?

Yeah, sure.

Good.

Grab your tag.

- They are coming.

- Move! Move!

Move it!

Menti, are you okay?

Stay there. Stay there.

Brother, stay down. Stay down.

Get out of my way!

Get down.

Move it!

Shut up.

Doe's people will pay for his sins.

- I'm not Krahn.

- Really?

I'm... I'm not Krahn.

Just shut up!

It's good to see you today.

Know this that every soul is free

To choose his life and what he'll be

For this eternal truth is given

That God will force no man to Heaven

He'll call, persuade, direct aright

And bless

with wisdom, love, and light

In nameless ways, be good and kind

But never force the human mind

What's going on?

I don't know.

Stay down.

Get down. Get down.

What's going on?

I...

He'll have to stay inside.

Excuse me.

Sister Akatika,

the missionaries, Menti and Meyers,

they did not come with you

to church today?

No, I waited for them.

They didn't show up.

I came by myself.

I see.

I'm sorry they were not there.

It's no problem.

I would come either way.

I believe you.

Is everything all right?

Excuse me.

Elders, we have to go now.

Now.

All right. All right.

Wait. I'm coming with you.

Where are you going?

You may want to get packed.

What are you talking about?

We're not staying here anymore.

We are not going anywhere.

There was much rebel activity

last night,

and Brothers Menti and Meyers

have not been seen.

Really?

Abubakar, easy.

Whoa, oh! Watch out!

There's a car!

Sorry about that.

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