12 Years a Slave

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Runtime: 134 minutes

The extraordinary true story of Solomon Northup

12 Years a Slave is a biography film released in 2013. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, Dwight Henry as Uncle Abram and Dickie Gravois as Overseer. 12 Years a Slave was produced for $20,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $57,000,000 in ticket sales.

12 Years a Slave was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in six categories. It won the Oscar for best picture and writing (adapted screenplay). It was also an Oscar nominee for costume design, directing, film editing and production design.

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Quotes

" I don't want to survive. I want to live.
Solomon Northup

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Filming Locations

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

St. Joseph Plantation, Louisiana, USA

Felicity Plantation, Vacherie, Louisiana, USA

Audubon Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Madame John's Legacy, the French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Magnolia Plantation - Highway 311, Schriever, Louisiana, USA

Columns Hotel - 3811 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Destrehan, Louisiana, USA

Bocage Plantation, Darrow, Louisiana, USA

Magnolia Lane Plantation - 2141 River Rd, Bridge City, Louisiana, USA

Urbania, Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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