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12 Years a Slave (2013)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama, History


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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.


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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor and Adepero Oduye in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Lupita Nyong'o at an event for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
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Trivia

The film cast includes two Oscar winners, Lupita Nyong'o and Brad Pitt and six Oscar nominees, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Paul Giamatti, Quvenzhané Wallis, Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender.


Quotes

Overseer: Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.


Goofs

When Solomon Northup was playing the violin in the early scenes, the violin strings were made from synthetic material. The material at the time would have been catgut.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama | History

Details

Release Date:

8 November 2013

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$923,715 (USA) (20 October 2013)

Gross:

$56,671,993 (USA)

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