Julianne Moore And Ellen Page Premiere ‘Freeheld’ At TIFF

One of the most buzzed about films premiering at TIFF, “Freeheld”, is a film about finding love and fighting for equality.

RELATED: The Stars Hit The Hottest Red Carpets At TIFF 2015
Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore stars as Laurel Hester, a New Jersey Detective, who falls in love with Stacie Andree, played by Ellen Page. After being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, Hester’s 2005 legal battle for the right to pass on her pension benefits to her domestic partner became a flashpoint for LGBT equality. the help of gay rights activist, played by Steve Carell, her NJPD partner, Dane Wells, played by Michael Shannon and Stacie, Laurel takes on the country’s governing body of elected officials, determined to make them revise their police before time runs out.RELATED: ET Canada 2015 Festival Central LoungeA vital reminder of the importance of equality, “Freeheld” is also a beautifully told love story starring two of Hollywood’s best.ET Canada caught up with stars Julianne Moore, Gabriel Luna and more on the red carpet at the world premiere at TIFF. Watch below.

Story continues below advertisement