12 Years a Slave (2013)

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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.


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  • Chiwetel Ejiofor and Adepero Oduye in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Sean Bobbitt and Steve McQueen in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen in 12 Years a Slave (2013)

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Trivia

Of the seven titles directed by Steve McQueen through July 2013, this movie is the first which does not have a one-word title.


Quotes

Overseer: Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.


Goofs

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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Biography | Drama | History

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