R | | Biography, Drama, History
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Solomon Northup disappeared four years after he was freed. To this day, historians do not know what happened to him.
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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