12 Years a Slave

Director: Sean Bobbitt, Steve McQueen, Doug Torres Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
Run time: 134 minutes Release date: 2013-10-18
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America, United Kingdom
Spoken Languages: English
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.