This week’s movie is “12 Years a Slave” (Brad Pitt!!!)
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 at the hands of 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.
Actors: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garrett Dillahunt, & Brad Pitt.
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Friday December 13th 2013 & Saturday, December 14th 2013 @ 7 PM
Running time 2 hr 13 min. Rated R
Next week’s movie is “Hunger Games” rated PG-13
Future Movies: Frozen, All is Lost, The Hobbit (no date set).
The Gang at the Backdoor Theater