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12 Years a Slave

2013-10-18 | Drama / History
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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.
Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender

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227 wins 542 nominations
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    Best Motion Picture of the Year

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    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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    Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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12 Years a Slave FAQ

The production budget of 12 Years a Slave was 20,000,000 USD.
The certification of 12 Years a Slave is R.
On July 30, 2021, there were 5308 public reaction to 12 Years a Slave including Oscar-worthy performance, great story, unflinching, unblinking, true representation.
The genre of 12 Years a Slave is Drama,History.
The full version of 12 Years a Slave is provided by Hulu , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , fuboTV , AMC on Demand
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of 12 Years a Slave is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 95/100, Metacritic rating is 96/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The release date of 12 Years a Slave is October 18, 2013.
The casts of 12 Years a Slave are Chiwetel Ejiofor starring as Solomon Northup, Michael Fassbender starring as Edwin Epps, Lupita Nyong'o starring as Patsey, Benedict Cumberbatch starring as William Ford, Paul Dano starring as John Tibeats, Sarah Paulson starring as Mary Epps.
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..
The director of 12 Years a Slave is Steve McQueen.
12 Years a Slave won 2014 Academy Awards, USA, 2014 Golden Globes, USA, 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2014 BAFTA Awards, 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, 2020 Gold Derby Awards, 2020 Newport Beach Film Festival, 2015 Casting Society of America, USA, 2015 Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal, 2015 CinEuphoria Awards and 76 others.
The revenue of 12 Years a Slave was 187,000,000 USD.