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12 Years a Slave (2013)

R 10/30/2013 (US) DramaHistory 2h 14m

The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup

Overview

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.

  1. Steve McQueen

    Director

  2. Solomon Northup

    Novel

  3. John Ridley

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Solomon Northup

  2. Michael Fassbender

    Michael Fassbender

    Edwin Epps

  3. Lupita Nyong'o

    Lupita Nyong'o

    Patsey

  4. Benedict Cumberbatch

    Benedict Cumberbatch

    William Ford

  5. Paul Dano

    Paul Dano

    John Tibeats

  6. Sarah Paulson

    Sarah Paulson

    Mary Epps

  7. Adepero Oduye

    Adepero Oduye

    Eliza

  8. Scoot McNairy

    Scoot McNairy

    Brown

  9. Paul Giamatti

    Paul Giamatti

    Theophilus Freeman

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