12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave Synopsis

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender) 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 (Brad Pitt) forever alters his life.

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12 Years a Slave Blu-ray and DVD Debuts March 4th

12 Years a Slave Blu-ray and DVD Debuts March 4th

Gravity and 12 Years a Slave Tie for Top Honors at 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards

Gravity and 12 Years a Slave Tie for Top Honors at 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards

Fox Searchlight to Re-Release 12 Years a Slave This January

Fox Searchlight to Re-Release 12 Years a Slave This January

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'A Director's Vision'

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'A Director's Vision'

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'Becoming Solomon Northup'

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'Becoming Solomon Northup'

12 Years a Slave Clip 'I Want to Live'

12 Years a Slave Clip 'I Want to Live'

12 Years a Slave TV Spot 'Fight Back'

12 Years a Slave TV Spot 'Fight Back'

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'A Portrait of Solomon Northup'

12 Years a Slave Featurette 'A Portrait of Solomon Northup'

12 Years a Slave Trailer

12 Years a Slave Trailer

Six Twelve Years a Slave Photos with Benedict Cumberbatch

Six Twelve Years a Slave Photos with Benedict Cumberbatch

Michael Kenneth Williams Boards 12 Years a Slave

Michael Kenneth Williams Boards 12 Years a Slave

Paul Giamatti and Sarah Paulson Join 12 Years a Slave

Paul Giamatti and Sarah Paulson Join 12 Years a Slave

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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins 12 Years a Slave

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Michael Fassbender Joins 12 Years a Slave

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