12 Years a Slave (2013)

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

R 134 min - Drama, History - 18 October 2013

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.

Director:  Steve McQueen
Director of Photography:  Sean Bobbitt
Original Music Composer:  Hans Zimmer
Writers:  John Ridley.
Stars:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Sarah Paulson, Adepero Oduye, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alfre Woodard, Chris Chalk, Taran Killam, Bill Camp, Kelsey Scott, Bryan Batt, Quvenzhané Wallis, Garret Dillahunt, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Ashley Dyke, Cameron Zeigler, Tony Bentley, Christopher Berry, Mister Mackey Jr., Craig Tate, Storm Reid, Tom Proctor, Marc Macaulay, Vivian Fleming-Alvarez, Douglas M. Griffin, John McConnell, Marcus Lyle Brown, Richard Holden, Rob Steinberg, Anwan Glover, James C. Victor, Liza J. Bennett, Nicole Collins, J.D. Evermore, Andy Dylan, Deneen Tyler, Mustafa Harris, Gregory Bright, Austin Purnell, Thomas Francis Murphy, Andre Shanks, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Scott M. Jefferson, Isaiah Jackson, Topsy Chapman, Devin Maurice Evans, Jay Huguley, Devyn A. Tyler, Willo Jean-Baptiste, Jason Ament, Jon Arthur, Sean Paul Braud, Blake Burt, Carroll Burt, Joseph Randy Causin, Edward J. Clare, JJ Coker, Haylie Creppel, Justin Edward Davis, Emily D. Haley, Jim Johnson, Mark Joyce, John C. Klein, Cynthia LeBlanc, Elton LeBlanc, Gerard 'Jerry' Lewis, Kevonte Mcdonald, Ritchie Montgomery, Myesha-Tiara, Jason Owen, Shawn Parsons, Haley Powell, Wayne Pére, Terrell Ransom Jr., Erin Rementer, Andre Robinson, Corrina Roshea Bobb, Katherine Jeanie Russell, Jarett Shorts, Chaz Smith, Tyler Soerries, Tre Tureaud, Justin Christopher Vaughn, Bob Walker, Caroline Grace Williamson, Timothy Wyant

Storyline

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.


Collections: Steve McQueen

Tagline: The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup

Genres: Drama, History

Details

Language:  English
Release Date:  18 October 2013

Box Office

Budget:  $20,000,000
Revenue:  $187,000,000

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 14 min

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