12 Years A Slave


Director: Steve McQueen Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender Genres: Biography, Drama, History Country: USA, UK Release Year: 2013 Duration: 134 min Synopsis: Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War USA, 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…

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