Peter recently produced and directed FREEDOM, a period feature film starring Cuba Goodin Jr., William Sadler  and Sharon Leal. Shot entirely in Connecticut USA, this Independant film produced by Production One Inc.,  will be released in Australia in 2014 by Heritage Films. 

 

The Story 

 

Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom.In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond Virginia.

A secret network of ordinary people known as the Underground Railroad, guide the family on their journey north to Canada. They are relentlessly pursued by the notorious slave hunter Plimpton (William Sadler). Hunted like a dog and haunted by the unthinkable suffering he and his forbears have endured, Samuel is forced to decide between revenge or freedom.

100 years earlier in 1748, John Newton the Captain of a slave trader sails from Africa with a cargo of slaves, bound for America. On board is Samuel’s great grandfather whose survival is tied to the fate of Captain Newton. The voyage changes Newton’s life forever and he creates a legacy that will inspire Samuel and the lives of millions for generations to come. 

 

Watch the Trailer

RELEASED AUGUST 2014

With Dean Cundey,  the Cinematographer on FREEDOM receiving the ASC Lifetime Achievment Award in Hollywood. Dean shot Apollo 13, Back to the Future I,II & III, Jurassic Park, Roger Rabbit, and the original Halloween, to name but a few. Find out more.