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12 Years a Slave
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How long is 12 Years a Slave?
12 Years a Slave is 2 hr 14 min long.
Who directed 12 Years a Slave?
Steve McQueen
Who is Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave?
Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup in the film.
What is 12 Years a Slave about?
In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever.