12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave

In theaters 

Steve McQueen brings a harrowing true story of slavery to the big screen

12 Years A Slave tells the harrowing real-life tale of Solomon Northup; a man who was born free, but was bound into slavery later in life. Directed by Steve McQueen (, Shame) and produced by Brad Pitt, 12 Years A Slav...read more

12 Years A Slave tells the harrowing real-life tale of Solomon Northup; a man who was born free, but was bound into slavery later in life. Directed by Steve McQueen (, Shame) and produced by Brad Pitt, 12 Years A Slave stars Chiwetel Ejiofor (, ) as Northup and Michael Fassbender as Edwin Epps, Northup's last and most vicious master.

For Fassbender and McQueen, 12 Years a Slave marks their third collaboration. The actor-director dream team recently worked together for second time on the critically acclaimed sex-addiction drama Shame. Their first film together was the acclaimed prison drama Hunger.

StarringChiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

Directed bySteve McQueen