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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.
Before filming their more brutal scenes together, Lupita Nyong'o and Michael Fassbender performed a ritual of "making nice." According to Nyong'o, "We wouldn't say anything to each other, just a look in the eye and a grasping of hands. Our characters are in such opposition, but we... ...
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
Several times during the movie horses are seen wearing bridles with a 'flash' attachment on the nose-band. This type of attachment wasn't invented until the 1960s.
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