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  • 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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TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), 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 (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life.
  • 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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  • Biography
    Drama
    Historical Drama
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  • 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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TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), 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 (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life.

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