12 Years a Slave takes the Oscar for Best Picture

Producer Brad Pitt takes to the stage with the rest of the Oscar-winning Best Picture cast and crew.
Producer Brad Pitt takes to the stage with the rest of the Oscar-winning Best Picture cast and crew. Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave has won the Oscar for Best Picture.

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12 Years a Slave named Best Picture at the Oscars

British director Steve McQueen's film 12 Years a Slave has been named Best Picture at the Oscars. Other winners include Best Actor Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club and Best Actress Cate Blanchette for Blue Jasmine.