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12 Years a Slave

Top 10 Films of 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Films of 2013

12 Years a Slave - Review

Based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup, 12 Years a Slave is the horrifying true tale of a free black man sold into slavery in the Pre-Civil War South. Anchored by Chiwetel Ejiofor’s powerfully nuanced performance as a man subjected to unthinkable injustices, this film is often difficult to watch; however, it acts as an important reminder of the dark side of American history. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Films of 2013

Genre: Drama
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender

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