R | | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Of the seven titles directed by Steve McQueen through July 2013, this movie is the first which does not have a one-word title.
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
When Solomon is being sold to Master Ford, the two nude women in the background both have shaved pubic hair, something virtually impossible in the 1840s.
$923,715 (USA) (18 October 2013)
$56,667,870 (USA) (2 May 2014)
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