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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.
In order to better portray an alcoholic, Michael Fassbender had his makeup artist paint his mustache with alcohol so that the other actors would react naturally to the smell, as they would to a man who had been drinking heavily.
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
There are water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), an invasive aquatic plant native to South America, floating in the swamp. Water hyacinth were not introduced to North America until 1884, when they were exhibited (and subsequently released) during the World's Fair in New Orleans' Audubon Park.
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