12 Years A Slave Official Trailer
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
Director: Steve McQueen
Writers: John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup
Stars: Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor