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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.
In the opening shots, a violin is being played and tuned. The light passes completely through the strings revealing they are not made of any natural product or twining, but plastic or nylon.
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