12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave was released to Amazon Video on 2014-02-08 and to DVD on 2014-03-04.
Director: Steve McQueen
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Lupita Nyong'o
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 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.