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The Resource 12 years a slave, Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainent present a River Road, Plan B and New Regency production in association with Film4 ; ; directed by Steve McQueen ; screenplay by John Ridley ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas ; executive producers, Tessa Ross, John Ridley ; Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainment present a River Road, Plan B, and New Regency production ; in association with Film4 ; a film by Steve McQueen, (videorecording)

12 years a slave, Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainent present a River Road, Plan B and New Regency production in association with Film4 ; ; directed by Steve McQueen ; screenplay by John Ridley ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas ; executive producers, Tessa Ross, John Ridley ; Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainment present a River Road, Plan B, and New Regency production ; in association with Film4 ; a film by Steve McQueen, (videorecording)

Label
12 years a slave
Title
12 years a slave
Statement of responsibility
Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainent present a River Road, Plan B and New Regency production in association with Film4 ; ; directed by Steve McQueen ; screenplay by John Ridley ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas ; executive producers, Tessa Ross, John Ridley ; Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainment present a River Road, Plan B, and New Regency production ; in association with Film4 ; a film by Steve McQueen
Title variation
Twelve years a slave
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2014: Best motion picture, Best performance by an actress in a supporting role (Lupita Nyong'o), Best writing, adapted screenplay (John Ridley).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
12 years a slave (2013)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Sean Bobbitt ; production designer, Adam Stockhausen ; editor, Joe Walker ; costume designer, Patricia Norris ; music by Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
OFRB: 14A ; Rating: R; for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described video
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A12 2014
PerformerNote
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garret Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scoot McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alfre Woodard, Chris Chalk, Taran Killam, Bill Camp
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1965-
  • 1963-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
  • 1976-
  • 1984-
  • 1964-
  • 1974-
  • 1953-
  • 1808-1863?
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Ridley, John
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Gardner, Dede
  • Kleiner, Jeremy
  • Pohlad, William
  • Milchan, Arnon
  • Katagas, Anthony
  • Ross, Tessa
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Fassbender, Michael
  • Cumberbatch, Benedict
  • Dano, Paul
  • Dillahunt, Garret
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • McNairy, Scoot
  • Nyong'o, Lupita
  • Oduye, Adepero
  • Paulson, Sarah
  • Williams, Michael Kenneth
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Chalk, Chris
  • Bobbitt, Sean
  • Stockhausen, Adam
  • Walker, Joe
  • Norris, Patricia
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Northup, Solomon
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Regency Enterprises
  • River Road Entertainment (Firm)
  • Plan B (Firm)
  • New Regency (Firm)
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
134
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  • Northup, Solomon
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Plantation life
  • Slavery
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
12 years a slave, Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainent present a River Road, Plan B and New Regency production in association with Film4 ; ; directed by Steve McQueen ; screenplay by John Ridley ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas ; executive producers, Tessa Ross, John Ridley ; Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainment present a River Road, Plan B, and New Regency production ; in association with Film4 ; a film by Steve McQueen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: A historical portrait; The team; The score
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Wide screen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543881025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2288102
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 11059303
  • (OCoLC)869567178
  • 5468288
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 5.1 (Spanish, French), English descriptive audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
  • Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles
  • This blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
12 years a slave, Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainent present a River Road, Plan B and New Regency production in association with Film4 ; ; directed by Steve McQueen ; screenplay by John Ridley ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas ; executive producers, Tessa Ross, John Ridley ; Regency Enterprises and River Road Entertainment present a River Road, Plan B, and New Regency production ; in association with Film4 ; a film by Steve McQueen, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book Twelve years a slave by Solomon Northup
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: A historical portrait; The team; The score
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Wide screen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543881025
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2288102
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 11059303
  • (OCoLC)869567178
  • 5468288
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 5.1 (Spanish, French), English descriptive audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player
  • Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles
  • This blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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