12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave


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Film description

Steve McQueen's adaptation of Solomon Northup's autobiography stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free man kidnapped and sold into slavery. Set in the 1840s, Solomon encounters a number of cruel owners, with two played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender. In a supporting role, Lupita Nyong’o portrays Patsey, another slave unable to escape. 12 Years A Slave opens at UK cinemas on 10 January 2014.

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Release Dates

UK Cinema release
January 10th 2014
UK Blu-ray release
May 12th 2014

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