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Runtime: 134 Mins
Classsification: MA15+
Strong themes and violence
In cinemas:
30 January 2014

12 Years A Slave

Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender

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TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE is 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) will forever alter his life.


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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor .... Solomon Northup
  • Michael Fassbender .... Edwin Epps
  • Brad Pitt .... Bass
  • Benedict Cumberbatch .... Ford
  • Paul Dano .... Tibeats
  • Sarah Paulson
  • Steve McQueen .... Director
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