Director: Steve McQueen
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender,Michael K. Williams, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch
12 Years a Slave brings together Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender once again. A collaboration which has spawned such films as Shame (2011) and Hunger (2008).
The film is based on the true story of a man's fight for survival and freedom. Solomon Northup a free man from New York is abducted and sold into slavery pre- the US Civil War. This film is already being tipped for some Oscar glory...