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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Michael Fassbender Filmography Challenge: Day 32

I’m trying to get to the bottom of why my friend, someone I know and love, put terror in me. With Michael’s performance in “12 Years a Slave” he does something that few actors are able to pull off — he makes us believe at all times while he is on screen that anything could happen, that we the audience are not safe to trust that our hero will prevail.

——James McAvoy on Michael’s performance in 12 Years a Slave: x