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12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave is a 2013 British-American historical drama film based on an incredible true story of one black man’s for survival and freedom by Solomon Northup. In the pre-civil war United States, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington D.C. and sold into slavery. Solomon struggles not only to sty alive, but also retain his dignity in the slavery for cruelty and unexpected kindness.

12 Years a Slave film directed by Steve McQueen and Initial release date August 30, 2013. The film was budgeted $20 million.


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Director: Steve McQueen

Initial Release Date(s):

  • August 30, 2013 (Telluride Film Festival)
  • October 18, 2013 (limited)
  • November 1, 2013 (United States)
  • January 24, 2014 (UK)

Produced by:

  • Brad Pitt
  • Dede Gardner
  • Arnon Milchan
  • Jeremy Kleiner
  • Steve McQueen
  • Bill Pohlad
  • Anthony Katagas

Running time: 133 minutes


  • United States
  • United Kingdom

Language: English

12 Years a Slave also known as:

  • USA (alternative spelling): Twelve Years a Slave
  • Greece: 12 hronia sklavos
  • Spain: 12 años de esclavitud
  • Poland: Zniewolony
  • Hungary: 12 év rabszolgaság
  • Serbia (alternative title): 12 godina robovanja


  • Chiwetel Ejiofor: Solomon Northup
  • Dwight Henry: Uncle Abram
  • Dickie Gravois: Overseer
  • Bryan Batt: Judge Turner
  • Ashley Dyke: Anna
  • Tony Bentley: Mr. Moon
  • Scoot McNairy: Brown
  • Taran Killam: Hamilton
  • Quvenzhané Wallis: Margaret Northup
  • Cameron Zeigler: Alonzo Northup
  • Christopher Berry: Burch
  • Kelsey Scott: Anne Northup
  • Bill Camp: Radburn
  • Mister Mackey Jr.: Randall
  • Chris Chalk: Clemens

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