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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.
Brad Pitt was criticised for casting himself in a brief heroic role. Pitt claimed that he did not insist on being cast in the part, and it was easier to secure funding for the picture if he was in it.
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
When Soloman is drinking wine with the Hamilton and Brown, Hamilton drinks all of his glass and then tops off Soloman's. In the next shot Hamilton's glass is half-filled and they have a toast.
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