12 Years a Slave: The film tells of a free black living in New York, educated and married. Then they met two people, who promised to help him find a job in Washington, when Solomon went to Washington to find himself kidnapped, and began his slave career, After years of hardship to rely on a good Canadians to help send letters home, after a lawsuit, he regained freedom.
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.