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Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor.
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Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film follows the experience of Solomon Northup (Ejiofor), an African-American living with a wife and two children in Saratoga, New York, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery by men claiming to offer him work as a circus musician. 

Believing the only hope of regaining his freedom is to remain passive for the time being, Solomon ceases fighting against the illegitimacy of his situation until salvation is offered to him by a kindly labourer named Bass (Brad Pitt).

The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won three including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong'o).

 

Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film follows the experience of Solomon Northup (Ejiofor), an African-American living with a wife and two children in Saratoga, New York, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery by men claiming to offer him work as a circus musician. 

Believing the only hope of regaining his freedom is to remain passive for the time being, Solomon ceases fighting against the illegitimacy of his situation until salvation is offered to him by a kindly labourer named Bass (Brad Pitt).

The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won three including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong'o).

 

Extras

- The Team: Meet the creative minds assembled by director Steve McQueen to bring Solomon Northup's journey to life
- The Score: Follow film composer Hans Zimmer creating his dramatic score.

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SKU 5030305517229
Catalogue Number EO51722D
Year 2013
Director McQueen, Steve
Publisher(s) Entertainment One
Format DVD
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 16:9
Colour Colour
Subtitles English SDH
Running time 128 mins
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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