12 Years a Slave

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Director

Steve McQueen

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup / Platt

Michael Fassbender as Edwin Epps

Lupita Nyong’o as Patsey

Sarah Paulson as Mary Epps

Paul Dano as John Tibeats

Benedict Cumberbatch as William Ford

Paul Giamatti as Theophilus Freeman

Alfre Woodward as Mistress Harriet Shaw

Brad Pitt as Samuel Bass

Adepero Oduye as Eliza

Garret Dillahunt as Armsby

Scoot McNairy as Merrill Brown

Taran Killam as Abram Hamilton

Christopher Berry as James H. Birch

Chris Chalk as Clemens Ray

Writers

John Ridley (screenplay)

Solomon Northup (memoir)


Summary

Solomon Northup, a free black man from the northern states is abducted and sold into slavery in Louisiana.

Genre

Biography, History, Drama

Released

November 8, 2013 (US)

Runtime

2hrs 14min

MPAA

R, for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality

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