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12 Years a Slave

2013 . Drama, History . 2h 14m

8.6

Everyone

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About the movie

8.1/10 95/100

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.

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Actors:

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano

Director:

Steve McQueen

Rated:

R

Writer:

John Ridley (screenplay by), Solomon Northup (based on "Twelve Years a Slave" by)

Language:

English

Release:

18 Oct 2013

Reviews

Henry Lewington

1 month ago

9

A brutal and hard hitting yet brilliant film, a must watch for everyone

Bruce Jacobs

2 months ago

10

Very emotional true story. Excellent directing.😇

Vitaly Yadreuski

3 months ago

8

Great movie with an important historical message. Can be quite shocking for someone.

Audrey Cartwright

5 months ago

8

Very sad but also shows the beauty of humanity in a time where people treated others as less than. A reminder to never forget

Golden Globe Awards

10 months ago

10

🏆 Winner of Best Motion Picture (Drama) 2013

The Oscars

10 months ago

10

🏆 Best Picture 2013

DP Singh Dhillon

1 year ago

10

Watched this a couple of days ago. Such a marvellous piece of work showing the real face if humanity. Give the goosebumps through out the movie

Tanja Juel

1 year ago

10

Ganske enkelt fantastisk!

Ditte Sonne

1 week ago

9

Angela M. Magrini

1 month ago

8

Ognjena Jankovic

1 month ago

9

Beth Jane

2 months ago

8

Pia Kræfting

2 months ago

9

Harald Luckow

2 months ago

8

Libby J

2 months ago

10