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12 Years a Slave (DVD) Loot Price: R131
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12 Years a Slave (DVD): Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt,...

12 Years a Slave (DVD)

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Kelsey Scott, Scoot McNairy, Taran Killam, …

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Award-winning historical slave-narrative drama directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film follows the experience of Solomon Northup (Ejiofor), an African-American living with a wife and two children in Saratoga, New York, who is kidnapped and sold into slavery by men claiming to offer him work as a circus musician. Transported by ship to New Orleans, it isn't long before he is given a new name and sold to William Ford (Benedict Cumberbatch), a relatively empathetic slave owner. But confrontations with the cruel and violent overseer John Tibeats (Paul Dano) leads to Solomon being passed on by Ford to the extremely abusive and alcoholic planter Edwin Epps (Michael Fassbender), who rules his slaves with a whip in one hand and a Bible in the other. Believing the only hope of regaining his freedom is to remain passive for the time being, Solomon ceases fighting against the illegitimacy of his situation until salvation is offered to him by a kindly labourer named Bass (Brad Pitt). The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards and won three including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong'o). It also won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Drama and BAFTAs for Best Leading Actor (Ejiofor) and Best Film.

General

Studio: Entertainment One
Release date: May 2014
Movie released: 2013
Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor • Michael K. Williams • Paul Giamatti • Benedict Cumberbatch • Paul Dano • Brad Pitt • Michael Fassbender • Kelsey Scott • Scoot McNairy • Taran Killam • Sarah Paulson • Lupita Nyong'O
Contributors: Dede Gardner • Anthony Katagas • Jeremy Kleiner • Steve McQueen • Arnon Milchan • Brad Pitt • Bill Pohlad • Hans Zimmer • Sean Bobbitt • John Ridley
Directors: Steve McQueen
Dimensions: 192 x 137 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: DVD
Region encoding: Region 2. This DVD will play in all South African DVD players.
Audio format: Dolby Digital 5.1  Dolby Digital 5.1
Video format:  Widescreen 16:9 (1.78:1)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
Age restriction: 15
Categories: DVD > Drama
DVD > Feature Film
LSN: XA5-5AF-FLE-1
Barcode: 5030305517229

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  • Other Documentary: 'The Team', 'The Score'

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