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.
This is the third film collaboration of Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt. They previously appeared together in Inglourious Basterds (2009) and The Counsellor (2013). This is also the third collaboration between Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen, after Hunger (2008) and Shame (2011).
Alright now, y'all fresh niggers. Y'all gonna be in the cuttin' gang.
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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