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    Drama
    Historical Drama
    History
  • Rated: 12,-12,14A,15,14,R,MA 15+,B15,18,SAM 16,13+,K16
  • Director: Steven Mcqueen, David Stein, Steve Mcqueen
  • Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
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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.
  • Biography
    Drama
    Historical Drama
    History
  • Rated: 12,-12,14A,15,14,R,MA 15+,B15,18,SAM 16,13+,K16
  • Director: Steven Mcqueen, David Stein, Steve Mcqueen
  • Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Michael Fassbender
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    Paul Franklin Dano
    Garret Dillahunt
    Paul Giamatti
    Scoot Mcnairy
    Lupita Nyong'o
    Adepero Oduye
    Sarah Paulson
    Brad Pitt
    Alfre Woodard
    Chris Chalk
    Taran Killam
    Bill Camp

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  • (2013)

  • Biography
    Drama
    Historical Drama
    History
  • Rated: 12,-12,14A,15,14,R,MA 15+,B15,18,SAM 16,13+,K16
  • Director: Steven Mcqueen, David Stein, Steve Mcqueen
  • Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup

Synopsis

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.

Starring
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Michael Fassbender
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    Paul Franklin Dano
    Garret Dillahunt
    Paul Giamatti
    Scoot Mcnairy
    Lupita Nyong'o
    Adepero Oduye
    Sarah Paulson
    Brad Pitt
    Alfre Woodard
    Chris Chalk
    Taran Killam
    Bill Camp