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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Michael Fassbender as "Edwin Epps"

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon's life forever.

Academy Award (2013) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013) Nominated Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Shame (2011)

Michael Fassbender as "Brandon"

Successful and handsome New Yorker Brandon (Michael Fassbender) seems to live an ordinary life, but he hides a terrible secret behind his mask of normalcy: Brandon is a sex addict. His constant need for gratification numbs him to just about everything else. But, when Sissy (Carey Mulligan), Brandon's needy sister, unexpectedly blows into town, crashes at his apartment and invades his privacy, Brandon is finally forced to confront his addiction head-on.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011) Nominated Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Michael Fassbender as "Lt. Archie Hicox"

It is the first year of Germany's occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis, including the taking of their scalps. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark, a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down the leaders of the Third Reich. Their fates converge with theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, who seeks to avenge the Nazis' execution of her family.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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