12 Years a Slave (2013)
overview : In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty 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, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
Release Date : Oct 18, 2013
Runtime : 2h 14m
Companies : Plan B Entertainment, Regency Enterprises, River Road Entertainment, Film4 Productions, New Regency Pictures
Countries : United States of America, United Kingdom
Keywords : slavery, plantation, based on memoir or autobiography, violin player, physical abuse, black slave, usa history, slave owner, 19th century, sold into slavery, abolitionist, abuse of power, african american history