Director Steve McQueen tell the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well asunexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles to stay alive and retain his dignity.

Truly stunning. Oscars for, best supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o, best adapted screenplay and best film. “Steve McQueen deserves every gong going for his unflinching portrayal of slavery.” - Mark Kermode.