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12 Years a Slave, 2013

12 Years a Slave
Starring: Chjwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Written by: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
Language:  English
Country:  USA, UK
Runtime:  134 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of 12 Years a Slave is disturbing, bleak, and emotional. The plot centers around racism, injustice, and imprisonment or confinement. It is a drama, period, and historical movie. Stylistically, 12 Years a Slave is epic and stars an ensemble cast. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The setting is New Orleans. 12 Years a Slave happens in the 19th century. It is originally a true story and based on a book. The movie is known for being a Golden Globe winner, an Oscar winner, and critically acclaimed. Note that 12 Years a Slave includes nudity, sexual content, and violent content.

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In 1841, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a free black man living with his wife and children in... more

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Language: English
Country: USA, UK
Release date: 8 November 2013
Runtime: 134 min

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Chjwetel Ejiofor Chjwetel Ejiofor As Solomon Northup
Dwight Henry Dwight Henry As Uncle Abram
Dickie Gravois Dickie Gravois As Overseer
Bryan Batt Bryan Batt As Judge Turner
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This movie was well acted, but I hated it; nearly every scene was some psychotic white person abusing a black person. The whole movie was a study on evil. There was little hope given, little humour, little love, saving the character played by Johnny...
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This is an amazing story and very beautifully done. The acting is exceptional and though it is at times difficult to watch, it's an important film that never overdoes it.
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