True to book

By jimperk
Written February 08, 2014
I saw this right after finishing the book, and was pleased to see that they stayed true to it. Obviously there were scenes which had to be condensed or removed, but they were done without altering the story or the message Mr Northrop intended in his memoir. He would be proud.
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By Danadam1
Written December 09, 2013
When the slaves are on the floor in the room at night and the women seeks out Solomon and then leaves the room crying , what is the significance of this scene
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Twlve Years a Slave

By jrp205
Written October 21, 2013
I truly liked the movie. What folks failed to realize is those types of things and conditions existed when slavery was legal. Though I would recommend the picture to those 16 years of age and older. The acting, directing, cinematogrpahy and writing for the screen play was excellent. Great job depicting the realities of slavery. What kind of ratings are these: Oh No, No, So-so, go, must go? All of these appear to be negative ratings so where is the positve ones. I selected what I thought but this is really crazy. I bet you won't publish this review!
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Important Story

By ericamarie2001
Written November 22, 2013
While some of the scenes in this movie weren't the easiest to watch, the story is a very important one. It is incredibly well written. I cannot give this movie enough praise. I recommend it to everyone. It's sad to know that this was based on a true story and that one human could treat another in that manner.
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12 Years a Slave

By imaeg
Written November 23, 2013
This movie was more disturbing than Roots. I think it is the sound system, acting and visual effects that we have today that made it so real. I cried throughout the movie and still have a sad feeling inside my heart.. All of the characters played amazing parts and as in real life, Brad Pitts lived up to his real life character.
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