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Cinema: Twelve Years A Slave

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This film portrays the experiences of Solomon Northup, a in the 19th century from New York City. A freeborn black man, Solomon was married and the of three children. At that time was legal in the southern of America. Then, in 1841, Solomon was lured on the of a job as a circus musician in Washington. There, he was drugged, kidnapped, beaten, and sold to a slave . Transported South, he was forced to work as a slave on a cotton . Unlike most black of kidnapping, he regained his twelve years later and wrote his story. British
Steve McQueen, who made a powerful film from that story, said that Solomon's book is a testament to America as 'Anne Frank's diary' is to Europe.

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