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12 Years a Slave
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12 Years a Slave (2013)

8.1 R
Genre: Drama, History
Release Date: October. 18,2013
Duration: 134min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Steve McQueen
Plot: Solomon Northup is a free man who makes his income as a violinist. He leads a good life, is married, and has two children. However, he proceeded to Washington after being duped into believing he was an accompanist for a circus by two white people, only to wake up to discover he was a slave. He was first sold to Mr. Ford, who used him as a farm slave. He was soon bought by Mr. Epps, dubbed the "black slave terminator," who worked long hours picking cotton on the estate and saw several catastrophes involving black slaves.
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano
Keywords: 19th century, slavery, based on memoir or autobiography, plantation, american history, physical abuse, slave owner, violin player, black slave, sold into slavery

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