12 years a slave
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 7 copies|
SummaryBased on the true story of Solomon Northup. In 1841, Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive.
Slaves -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, California :2014
|Other Titles|| Twelve years a slave.
Twelve years a slave
1963- producer, actor.
Ridley, John, 1965- screenwriter.
McQueen, Steve, 1969- director.
Ejiofor, Chiwetel actor.
Fassbender, Michael, 1977- actor.
Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976- actor.
Dano, Paul, 1984- actor.
Giamatti, Paul, actor.
Nyong'o, Lupita, actor.
Paulson, Sarah, 1974- actor.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953- actor.
Zimmer, Hans, composer.
Northup, Solomon, 1808-1863? Twelve years a slave.
Regency Enterprises, presenter.
River Road Entertainment (Firm), presenter, production company.
Plan B (Firm), production company.
New Regency (Firm), production company.
FilmFour (Firm), production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard.
Director of photography, Sean Bobbitt ; production designer, Adam Stockhausen ; costume designer, Patricia Norris ; editor, Joe Walker ; music, Hans Zimmer.
MPAA rating: R; for violence/cruelty, some nudity, and brief sexuality.
In English, French, or Spanish; with optional Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); with optional English audio description for the visually impaired (DVS).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the book by Solomon Northup.
Special features: A historical portrait (documentary including cast and crew interviews); The team; The score.
Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 50GB dual layer; AVC@29 Mbps; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English); Dolby digital 5.1 (English DVS, French, Spanish).
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Academy Awards, 2013: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Nyong'o), Best Adapted Screenplay.
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.