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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.
The tree where Solomon sees several men being lynched was actually used for lynching, and is surrounded by the graves of murdered slaves.
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
When Solomon Northup was playing the violin in the early scenes, the violin strings were made from synthetic material. The material at the time would have been catgut.
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