12 Years a Slave (2013) : 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.
|Release Date||:||Oct 18, 2013|
|Production Company||:||New Regency Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, Regency Enterprises, Film4 Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America, United Kingdom|
|Casts||:||Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Sarah Paulson, Adepero Oduye, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams|
|Plot Keywords||:||slavery, plantation, based on memoir or autobiography, violin player, physical abuse, black slave, american history, slave owner, 19th century, sold into slavery, abolitionist, abuse of power, african american history|