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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
12 Years a Slave (2013) is the first film from a black director to win the Academy Award for Best Picture; second film in a row, following Argo (2012), to win Best Picture and a screenplay Oscar without the Best Director Oscar; fifth film with a numbered-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.
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