Language
English
Parallel title
Twelve years a slave
Publisher
Belga Home Video, 2013
1 dvd-video + bonus-dvd
Recording date
2013
Playing time
128 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
5412370830104
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About Steve McQueen

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Sir Steve Rodney McQueen (born 9 October 1969) is a British filmmaker and video artist. He is known for his award-winning film 12 Years a Slave (2013), an adaptation of Solomon Northup's 1853 slave narrative memoir. He also directed and co-wrote Hunger (2008), a historical drama about the 1981 Irish hunger strike, Shame (2011), a drama about an executive struggling with sex addiction, and Widows (2018), an adaptation of the British television series of the same name set in contemporary Chicago. In 2020, he released Small Axe, a collection of five films "set within London's West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early '80s".

For his artwork, McQueen has received the Turner Prize, the highest award given to a British visual artist. In 2006, he produced Queen and Country, which commemorates the deaths of British soldiers in Iraq by presenting their portraits as a sheet of stamps. For servi…Read more on Wikipedia