How to Watch 12 Years a Slave 2013 Online in Australia

Released: 2013

Rated: R

8.1/10

Updated: 30th Nov, 2020
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Steve McQueen

The cast of 12 Years a Slave

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt

What is 12 Years a Slave about?

Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, 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 will forever alter his life.

Where to watch 12 Years a Slave


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