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12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) TV Spot 1: Intense Look at McQueen Slave Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor 12 Years A Slave

12 Years a Slave TV commercial. Steve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave (2013) TV spot 1 stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, and Michael Fassbender. 12 Years a Slave‘s plot synopsis: based on the book by Solomon Northup, “an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as 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.”

We previously published these 12 Years a Slave articles:

12 Years a Slave (2013) Movie Trailer

12 Years a Slave: Film Premiering at the 2013 New York Film Festival

12 Years a Slave (2013): Thriving Film Destined For Masterpiece Status

Toronto International Film Festival 2013: Winners: 12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave also stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Taran Killam, Garret Dillahunt, Sarah Paulson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Quvenzhané Wallis, Ruth Negga, Alfre Woodard, and Bryan Batt.

Watch the 12 Years a Slave TV spot 1 and leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section. For more 12 Years a Slave photos, videos, and information, visit our 12 Years a Slave Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on Twitter, Tumblr, or “like” us on Facebook12 Years a Slave will be released in limited US theaters through Fox Searchlight Pictures on October 18, 2013.

Source: Firstshowing

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