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12 Years a Slave

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch View All


Crew

John Ridley (Screenplay), Steve McQueen (Director) View All

Release: Oct. 18th, 2013
Runtime: 2 hours, 14 minutes
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomonís chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
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Citizen Rules
Director: Steve McQueen Writers: John Ridley(screenplay), Solomon Northup (Twelve Years a Slave book) Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender Genre: Biography, Drama, Histor.
thracian dawg
Or when the slaves return from the Turner plantation; Epps takes the time to stop and tell Platt, he knows he's been positively luxuriating over at that other plantation, but he's back home now, back in his clutches, so he better get his mind right; while Epps lectures him, he uses one of shorter sl....
Daniel M
This movie is supposed to represent 12 years of this man's life and it feels nothing like it.
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