Friday, November 8, 2013

12 Years A Slave (2013)

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever.

Title: 12 Years A Slave
Year: 11/08/2013
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Restriction: R
Rating: 8.1/10
Runtime: 134 Minutes
Country: United States
Director: Steve McQueen
Writer: John Ridley (Screenplay), Solomon Northup (Book)
Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender



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