12 Years a Slave

Tuesday 6th May 20147:00 PM

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, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Genre:

Drama, History

Directors:

Steve McQueen, John Ridley

Leads:

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Garret Dillahunt, Michael K. Williams, Scoot McNairy

Music:

Hans Zimmer

Length:

134 minutes

Year:

2013

Country:

United States of America

Language:

English

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