Meet Lupita Nyongo's Brother As She Bags Yet ANOTHER Hollywood Award (Photos)

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 13:44 , Written by 

Hollywood is going crazy over Steve McQueen film 12 years a slave for its realistic and uncompromising portrayal of Slavery. Lupita Nyongo’ is not basking in his glory but is having her moment in the spotlight for her sterling portrayal of Patsey in the movie.

Patsey is a field slave an unfortunate object of the depraved master’s affection and cruelty. The master known as Edwin Epps and played by Michael Fassbender is obsessed with Patsey but takes it out on her violently.

This role has put Lupita on the world’s map and has won her the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival among other awards. Lupita was accompanied by her brother to receive the award. The excited Lupita said that it was “So special to have had my brother Junior by my side to receive the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival #PSIFF for #12YearsASlave. A memorable night for sure.  “

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Lupita and Peter at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, California 

Reuters pic, January 6, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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