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Synopsis

In the mid 1800s, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was a free man of color living in the Northern United States. Then he was kidnapped, sold in the South and remained 12 Years a Slave. This movie is based on his true story.

MPAA Rating R for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality.
Theatrical Release December 13, 2013
Director Steve McQueen
Cast Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Michael Kenneth Williams
Run Time 134
2013 Fox Searchlight Pictures Official Movie Website

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