12 Years A Slave [DVD]

12 Years A Slave [DVD]

directed by Steve McQueen


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Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope.
Call Number Location Status Due Date
DVD DRAMA TWELVEAdult Displays - Near Adult DVDsOut4/26/21

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Target Audience/Rating :
  • MPAA rating: R, for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality.
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Publication, Distribution, etc. :

Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]

Physical Description :

1 videodisc (approximately 134 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes :
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
  • Based on the book Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup.
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