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Solomon Northup's Odyssey: "Twelve Years a Slave"
Solomon Northup's Odyssey Twelve Years a Slave
Actors: Avery Brooks, Rhetta Greene
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2005     1hr 57min

Based on a true story. Solomon northrop is a black man in mid 19th century before slavery was abolished. Hes a carpenter & a part time musician. One day he is approached by some men who want him to play for them. However t...  more »


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Actors: Avery Brooks, Rhetta Greene
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Television
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 01/08/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 57min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 9
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Universal Writer | Southern Cali | 08/14/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I read the reviews for this movie before I purchased it and I didn't get it. I thought this movie was excellent. The acting was pretty good. I collect slavery movies (although we really should have many more than we do) and I am glad to add this story to my collection. The last scene in my opinion is the best, when Simon is able to leave the plantation and he feels torn. It brought tears to my eyes. This is a must see movie, based on fact."
Solomon Northup's Odssey: "Twelve Years a Slave"
Jerry W. Leonard | san antonio, tx | 04/12/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Very Good Film. I enjoyed every mintue of the Film. Sorry it ended so soon."