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12 Years a Slave

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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 at the hands of 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.

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The Cast

Michael Fassbender
Benedict Cumberbatch
Lupita Nyong'o
Chiwetel Ejiofor

…and the Crew

Director
Producer
Brad Pitt
Arnon Milchan
Anthony Katagas
Dede Gardner
Jeremy Kleiner
Bill Pohlad
Steve McQueen
Executive Producer
John Ridley
Tessa Ross

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