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In this still shot from 12 years a slave, we see solomon northup (known as “platt” and portrayed by chiwetel ejiofor) with samuel bass (a canadian carpenter played by brad pitt. Twelve years a slave has 71,177 ratings and 5,236 reviews brian said: there's a sin, a fearful sin, resting on this nation, that will not go unpunished. 12 years a slave trailer 2013 - official movie trailer in hd 1080p - starring chiwetel ejiofor, michael fassbender, benedict cumberbatch, brad pitt, paul dan.
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Official site based on dr sue eakin's lifetime of research, featuring authenticated book and louis gossett, jr audiobook history, images, art, maps, audio. Twelve years a slave is an 1853 memoir and slave narrative by american solomon northup as told to and edited by david wilson northup. This piece was originally published in december 2013, before the release of the film 12 years a slave. Twelve years a slave, sub-title: narrative of solomon northup, citizen of new-york, kidnapped in washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the red river in.