Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about 12 Years a Slave

British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz about playing the lead in the film 12 Years a Slave.

It tells the true story of Solomon Northup, an African American who was born free but was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841.

Film clips courtesy of Entertainment One UK Ltd

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