12 years a slave

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength...

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Other Authors: Ridley, John, 1965- (Screenwriter), Pitt, Brad, 1963- (Actor), Ejiofor, Chiwetel (Actor), Fassbender, Michael, 1977- (Actor), Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976- (Actor), Dano, Paul, 1984- (Actor), Giamatti, Paul (Actor), Nyong'o, Lupita (Actor), Paulson, Sarah, 1974- (Actor), Woodard, Alfre, 1953- (Actor), Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863?
Language:English
Spanish
French
Edition:[English/Spanish/French dialogue version].
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Summary:Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbener, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the book Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup.
Special features: The Team; The Score; Sneak peeks.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 134 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, surround Dolby Digital 2.0.
Audience:MPAA rating: R, for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality.
Production Credits:Music, Hans Zimmer ; editor, Joe Walker ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.

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Call Number: PN1997.H5 T824 2014
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