12 Years A Slave - Theatrical Poster - Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

12 Years A Slave – Trailer

12 Years A Slave - Theatrical Poster - Courtesy of Fox Searchlight PicturesFox Searchlight Pictures has released the first trailer for their upcoming historical drama 12 Years A Slave. The film is directed by  and stars , and 12 Years A Slave is scheduled for a limited release into theaters on October 18th.

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

Theatrical Trailer For 12 Years A Slave  courtesy of The JoBlo Movie Network

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Source: Fox Searchlight Pictures

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