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Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

October 17, 2013


Filed under Arts

  One of the many reasons “12 Years a Slave” is great is its resistance against depending on violence to elicit an emotional reaction. Of course, because the film is a slave narrative, director Steve McQueen never holds back from showing the brutality of the whippings, rapes and emoti...