Summary: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Status: After it’s screening at Telluride, it’s a safe bet that this film is in and maybe well be one of the best of 2013. Chiwetel Ejiofor specifically received raves which should make him the one to beat.
Projected MetaCritic: 86
Director: Steve McQueen
Writer: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson, Lupita Nyong’o
Cinematographer: Sean Bobbitt
Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen
Editor: Joe Walker
Original Music: Hans Zimmer
- 12 Years a Slave Adam Stockhausen Alfre Woodard Anthony Katagas Arnon Milchan Benedict Cumberbatch Bill Pohlad Brad Pitt Chiwetel Ejiofor Dede Gardner Dwight Henry Fox Searchlight Pictures Garret Dillahunt Hans Zimmer Jeremy Kleiner Joe Walker John Ridley Lupita Nyong'o Michael Fassbender Michael Kenneth Williams Paul Dano Paul Giamatti Quvenzhane Wallis Sarah Paulson Sean Bobbitt Solomon Northup Steve McQueen Taran Killam Tessa Ross