'12 Years A Slave' to Hit Indian Screens January 31 - The New Indian Express

'12 Years A Slave' to Hit Indian Screens January 31

Published: 17th January 2014 04:21 PM

Last Updated: 20th January 2014 01:11 PM

Oscar nominated drama “12 Years A Slave” is set for January-end release in India.

Distributed by PVR Pictures, the movie based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York, who is abducted and sold into slavery, will release Jan 31 in the country.

“‘12 Years A Slave’ is meaningful cinema and acting prowess at its best. The movie handles sensitive subjects of slavery and racial discrimination beautifully winning accolades at film festivals and award ceremonies,” Kamal Gianchandani, President, PVR Pictures, said in a statement.

Directed by Steve McQueen, the movie stars Chiwetel Ejifor, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano and Brad Pitt.

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