12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave (Twelve Years a Slave)

United Kingdom



Steve McQueen

Alfre Woodard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Bryan Batt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Garret Dillahunt, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Michael K. Williams, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Quvenzhané Wallis, Sarah Paulson, Scoot McNairy, Taran Killam

In 1841, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a free African American man who works as a carpenter and violinist, lives with his wife and two children in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two men (Scoot McNairy and Taran Killam) offer him a two-week job as a musician, but they drug him and he wakes up chained.


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