Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, 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 will forever alter his life.Written by
Story of widespread violence and sadism, not historical facts
Story of violence and sadism, which does not reflect historical reality. No one except a few sadists could live like this. In a claustrophobic environment flooded with blood and death. All day and every hour masters at home and their slaves crying and screaming in pain. Every scene the same is weary (heavy).
That was not normal, despite the existence of slavery. The first time I saw it, I qualified with a 7 but it was not one to save in the library. The second time I found it worse. Now is a 4.
I'm tired of gratuitous violence in movies. Violence in TV or cinema begets violence in real people. So I don't like this movie.
Good acting, good sticks. Good movie as propaganda against slavery but Not a movie to watch more than once.
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