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12 Years a Slave

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8.6

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Movie Details

  • Release Date 4/1/2014
  • Studio Fox Home Entertainment
  • Platform DVD Movies
  • Genre Drama

Brief Sexuality, Some Nudity, Violence, Cruelty

Movie Description

Based on the memoir of the same name by Solomon Northup, 12 Years a Slave is a remarkable true story about life as a slave in the antebellum South. Solomon Northup is a free man. He makes a living as a violinist, with a wife and two children living comfortably in Saratoga, New York. His life is soon upended, however, when he is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. So begins Northup's harrowing journey to regain his freedom and reunite with his family. A journey that takes him from plantation to plantation, full of horrific cruelty that he and his fellow slaves must endure as they struggle to survive. Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Drama.

Specs & Requirements

Length 134

Director Steve McQueen

Special Features -The Team -The Score

Theatrical Release Date 2013

Subtitles English SDH, Spanish

Languages French, English, Spanish

Screen Format 2.40:1