Kenyan actress lupita nyong o made her feature film debut in 12 years a slave and she won the oscar for best supporting actress for her portrayal of patsey. 12 years a slave awards nominations favorite movie button.
12 years a slave garnered awards and nominations in a variety of categories with particular praise for its direction screenplay and the acting of its cast.
12 years a slave cast awards. Tell us where you are. Mcqueen was the first black producer and the first black director of a movie that won the oscar for best picture. Winslow uncredited terrell ransom jr.
Ballroom dancer uncredited andre robinson. Slave girl uncredited wayne pére. R 2 hr 14 min drama.
Best performance by an actress in a supporting role. Slave boy uncredited erin rementer. Director noms went to jasmine s woody allen davis ethan and joel coen gravity s alfonso cuaron phillips paul greengrass slave s steve mcqueen hustle s david o.
Chiwetel ejiofor in 12 years a slave fox searchlight pictures oscar isaac in inside llewyn davis cbs films matthew mcconaughey in dallas buyers club focus features. At the 86th academy awards the film received nine nominations including best picture best director for mcqueen and went on to win three awards. 12 years a slave 2013 became the first film directed and produced by a black filmmaker steve mcqueen and also the first to be written by an african american john ridley to win the academy award for best motion picture of the year.
Russell and wolf. Best picture best adapted screenplay for ridley and best supporting actress for nyong o.