- Genres: Drama and Biography
- Running Time: 134 min.
- Directed by: Steve McQueen
- Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt
Synopsis: 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, 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.