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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #105357: Cinema: Twelve Years A Slave
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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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