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.



  • Alfre Woodard and Lupita Nyong'o at an event for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
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  • Alfre Woodard at an event for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Sean Bobbitt at an event for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen in 12 Years a Slave (2013)
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Brad Pitt was criticised for casting himself in a brief heroic role. Pitt claimed that he did not insist on being cast in the part, and it was easier to secure funding for the picture if he was in it.


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


Several times during the movie horses are seen wearing bridles with a 'flash' attachment on the nose-band. This type of attachment wasn't invented until the 1960s.


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Biography | Drama | History

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