A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.
Duration: 2hr 14m
Director: Steve McQueen
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard
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Production & Box Office Details:
"12 Years a Slave" was produced by New Regency Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, Regency Enterprises and Film4 Productions with a budget of $20m. With it's initial release on October 18th 2013 it made approximately $187m at the Box Office.
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