Director: Steve McQueen Country: US, UK Runtime: 133 min. Genre: Drama, Biography, History Year: 2013 Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson
Biographical drama about life, slavery and returning to the freedom of a black man by the name of Solomon Northup. In 1807 in New York, he was born a free man, his father had a small farm, which has passed Solomon inherited. In the state free from slavery, a black boy, thanks to his parents he received a good education and learned to skillfully play the violin. At 21, Solomon married and lived a happy family life. One day, he received an interesting offer of work as a talented violinist in Washington, he was offered a good income. But at a meeting with potential employers, it somewhat drugged and chained. Free educated man, a decent family man and a Christian was kidnapped to be sold into slavery. In Louisiana, there are very different laws, and a man with dark skin here has equal rights with the white. He was strong, good physical development, and for such a slave could manage to get a lot of money. The kidnappers sold Solomon owner of one of the plantations that as the workforce uses slave labor. Slaves were kept in appalling conditions, are constantly exposed to punishment beatings and just get sick and die young, so the plantations in the southern states of America has always required the completion of labor. Thirsty freedoms, has the right from birth, Solomon could not put up with such a fate and did not leave the thought to go home. He has made numerous attempts to convey the news to his wife, who knew nothing about the fate of her husband. Over 12 years of slavery Solomon tried to escape many times, and each time it returned, beaten and sold to new slaveholders. But he never gave up hope to return home and regain a sweet freedom. With the help of this site you can download 12 Years a Slave free movie in HD quality.