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.”
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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.
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