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|Release Date||:||Oct 18, 2013|
|Production Company||:||New Regency Pictures, Plan B Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, Regency Enterprises, Film4 Productions|
|Production Countries||:||United States of America, United Kingdom|
|Casts||:||Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Sarah Paulson, Adepero Oduye, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams|
|Plot Keywords||:||whip, kidnapping, slavery, plantation, night shift, violin player, physical abuse, black slave, cotton, whipping a slave, american history, slave owner, 19th century, sold into slavery, abolitionist, abuse of power|