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12 YEARS A SLAVE

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Directed by Steve McQueen
United States, Luxembourg, 2013
Drama

Synopsis

In the pre-Civil War U.S., Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles to stay alive and retain his dignity. But his chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Synopsis

In the pre-Civil War U.S., Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles to stay alive and retain his dignity. But his chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

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12 Years a SlaveDirected bySteve McQueen

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2014 | 6 nominations including: Best Achievement in Directing
2014 | 3 wins including: Best Motion Picture of the Year
Toronto International Film Festival
2013 | Winner: People's Choice Award

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