A longer than usual examination of the critically acclaimed film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup – a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the 1840s New Orleans.
12 YEARS A SLAVE has a running time of 133 minutes and is rated R in the USA.
12 YEARS A SLAVE played Telluride, London and Toronto where Steve McQueen won the People’s Choice Award. The movie will be released in the USA on October 18th, in Germany and Spain on October 31st, in Greece on December 12th, in Singapore and Sweden on December 20th, in New Zealand on December 26th, in France, Finland and the UK on January 24th, in Norway on January 31st, in the Netherlands on February 20th and in Denmark on February 27th.
- Silenced (nybooks.com)
- Why ’12 Years A Slave’ Is Different From ‘The Help’ And ‘Django Unchained’ – And Why It Matters (thinkprogress.org)