Year: 2013
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Quvenzhane Wallis, Michael Kenneth Williams, Taran Killam, Garret Dillahunt, Sarah Paulson, Scoot McNairy, Alfre Woodard, Dwight Henry, Chris Chalk, Ruth Negga, Marc Macaulay, Anwan Glover, Adepero Oduye, Marcus Lyle Brown, Wayne Pere, Mustafa Harris
Director: Steve McQueen
Country: USA
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River Road Entertainment production, TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, is based on the written work of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) - a man who was born free, but was bound into slavery later in life.

Directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (2012, SALT), Brad Pitt (KILLING THEM SOFTLY, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS), Michael Fassbender (PROMETHEUS, HAYWIRE), Benedict Cumberbatch (TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, WAR HORSE), Paul Dano (BEING FLYNN, RUBY SPARKS), Paul Giamatti (COSMOSPOLIS, ROCK OF AGES) and Quvenzhane Wallis (BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD).