12 Years a Slave

November 18, 2020
2 h 14 min | Biography, Drama, History | 2013 Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. 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 personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon ...


2 h 14 min | Biography, Drama, History | 2013

Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. 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 personified by a malevolent slave owner, 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

Writers:

John Ridley, Solomon Northup

Producers:

Dede Gardner, Anthony Katagas, Jeremy Kleiner

Prod. companies:

New Regency Productions, River Road Entertainment, Plan B Entertainment

Stars:

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois

Languages:

English

Subtitles:

French, Spanish, Dutch, English

Available countries:

Australia, New Zealand
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