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Twelve years a slave is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom in the pre-civil war united states, solomon northup (chiwetel ejiofor), a free black man from upstate new york, is abducted and sold into slavery  facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by. Steve mcqueen’s devastating new movie, 12 years a slave, begins with the words “based on a true story” and ends with a description of what happened to.
Twelve years a slave : narrative of solomon northup, a citizen of new-york, kidnapped in washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853--, by solomon northup (b 1808. Rent movies and tv shows on dvd and blu-ray 1-month free trial fast, free delivery no late fees. 12 years a slave is a 2013 period drama film and an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir twelve years a slave by solomon northup.
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