12 Years a Slave

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12 Years a Slave

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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Solomon Northup

Dwight Henry

Uncle Abram

Bryan Batt

Judge Turner

Ashley Dyke

Anna

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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, ... more


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rooster

Karma148635

Grade

C+

thx16 July 2016

for comments

Michael

Karma8901

Grade

A+

Excellent26 April 2016

A classic.

liz

Karma3035

Grade

A+

Great film23 January 2015

Great movie;worth watching.

Bic

Karma42691

Grade

A+

Great movie21 December 2014

How great is this movie? I thought I was going to fall asleep b/c it was already late in the evening (and I fall asleep pretty quick in my comfy pappasan)...this movie kept my eyes wide open. Lots of great drama with subtlety; not "action-packed" at all, but will make you wonder about the kind of... more

bmase

Karma27901

Grade

B+

Good movie07 October 2014

Good movie good cast. Worth watching.

Heather

Karma38104

Grade

B+

12 Years a Slave30 June 2014

Not a bad movie.

Dave

Karma154070

Grade

A+

12 Years a Slave20 June 2014

Arguably, Hollywood has only produced two cinematic works that come close to depicting the horrors of slavery. The first episode of Alex Haley's "Roots" was one, and now "12 Years a Slave" is another. Nothing else comes close. This movie is so honest, and so believable on the subject of slavery,... more

Twoknee

Karma6081

Grade

A+

Brilliant Adapatation of a classic Book01 June 2014

Brilliant Adapatation of a classic Book

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