12 Years A Slave
Directed by: Steve McQueen (III)
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, the New York State citizen who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s. Steve McQueen (Hunger) directs from a script he co-wrote with John Ridley, based in part by Northup's memoir. Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson, and Paul Giamatti co-star.
Director: Steve McQueen (III)
Writers: John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender
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