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2014 Oscars

'Steve McQueen forces us to confront the brutality of slavery'

To read more:

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/reviews/12-years-a-slave-film-review-steve-mcqueen-forces-us--to-confront-the-brutality-of-slavery-9046111.html

 

 

Screenwriter John Ridley on '12 Years a Slave'- A very interesting video review on the movie on PBS

 

12 YEARS A SLAVE- Official trailer

 

 

To read more about it, click on the following picture:

 

 

 

12 Years a Slave: who was Solomon Northup?

To learn more, click on the following picture:

 

 

Solomon Northup as he appears in the original book and Chiwitel Ejiofor, who has been much-praised in the lead role of the film.

 

 

Some articles about the movie:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/18/movies/12-years-a-slave-holds-nothing-back-in-show-of-suffering.html?_r=1&

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jan/12/12-years-a-slave-review

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/feb/03/12-years-a-slave-best-film-london-critics

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/steve-mcqueens-acclaimed-film-12-years-a-slave-is-brutal-in-its-honesty-but-is-it-too-much-for-american-audiences-9050141.html

 

An article about the relation between the book and the film, click on the book cover, to read the article:

An article about the Bafta Awards, click on the picture to read the article:

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