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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 Italy, promotional posters for the film featured Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, instead of leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. When the media broke the story, with many organizations and other sources discussing the "racist" posters, the studio explained that Pitt and Fassbender are better known in Italy than Ejiofor.
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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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