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12 Years a Slave (2013)

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12 Years a Slave (2013) (Movie)
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12 Years a Slave (Movie)

October 18, 2013
Genres: Drama
 
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12 Years a Slave is an historical drama film based on the autobiography Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and written by John Ridley. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup. 
 
* 12 Years A Slave received nine (9) 2014 Oscar Nominations: 
"Best Picture" 
"Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Chiwetel Ejiofor) 
"Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Michael Fassbender) 
"Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Lupita Nyong'o) 
"Costume Design" (Patricia Norris) 
"Directing" (Steve McQueen) 
"Film Editing" (Joe Walker) 
"Production Design" (Adam Stockhausen, Alice Baker) 
"Writing - Adapted Screenplay" (John Ridley) 
 
*'12 Years A Slave' won a Golden Globe Award (2014) for "Best Motion Picture - Drama". 
 
* '12 Years a Slave' received seven (7) 2014 Golden Globe Nominations:  
"Best Drama" in motion pictures 
"Best Director" (Steve McQueen) 
"Best Actor in a Drama" (Chiwetel Ejiofor) 
"Best Supporting Actress" (Lupita Nyong'o) 
"Best Supporting Actor" (Michael Fassbender) 
"Best Screenplay" (John Ridley) 
"Best Score" (Hans Zimmer)