the-free-worldTim Hecker is composing the music for the upcoming indie drama The Free World. The film is written and directed by Jason Lew (screenwriter of Gus Van Sant’s Restless) and stars Boyd Holbrook, Elisabeth Moss, Octavia Spencer, Sung Kang and Waleed Zuaiter. The movie follows a man truggling to adapt to life on the outside following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn’t commit and meets a mysterious woman with a violent past. Laura Rister (Lovelace, Margin Call) is producing the project. Hecker is best known as an experimental electronic music artist. He has previously scored a number of smaller features and shorts. The Free World will premiere in competition next month at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.