12 YEARS A SLAVE

Cinema of the World
United States of America (USA) / 2013 / English dialogue with Arabic subtitles / Colour / DCP / 133 minutes

Synopsis

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom, 12 YEARS A SLAVE is set in pre-Civil War United States. Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free African-American New Yorker, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty from a slave owner (Michael Fassbender) and receiving 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 (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life.

Genre

Biography, Drama and Historical

Cast & Credits

Brief Sex, Coarse Language, Death, Extreme Violence, Male Nudity, Nudity and Rape 18+

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Madinat Arena

Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 04:45 PM

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