This mysterious documentary concentrates on the formative period in the late Grammy® Award winner’s life and career.
It leads up to the making of his acclaimed, best-selling album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, and the infamous High Court battle with his record label that followed. It also becomes poignantly personal about the death of Michael’s first love, Anselmo Feleppa.
Narrated by Michael, Freedom features his unseen archival and private footage. It reveals how he strove to become one of the most influential recording artists of all time, fighting for all artists by challenging the standard recording contract, and thus helping to rewrite the rules of the music industry.
Why did he then step out of the limelight and turn his back on celebrity?