Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Steve McQueen's new film is a historical story based on the life of a real man. It has been called a "masterpiece" and "the best film of 2013," but to McQueen, the most important thing about 12 Years a Slave is that its story isn't just about the past.
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, whose parents are Nigerian, says he felt a tremendous connection to Solomon Northup, the character he plays in director Steve McQueen's historical drama, "12 Years a Slave."
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