12 years a slave is a British-American historical drama movie, based on Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup. He wrote a book on autobiography and the movie is based on his autobiography. This is about a free black man, Solomon Northup who was abducted in Washington, D.C. in 1841. He is sold into slavery and he started to work on plantations. He worked 12 years in the state of Louisiana. After 12 years, he is released. Watch 12 years a slave free online
Northup’s journal was first edited by Sue Eakin and Joseph Logsdon in 1968. This movie is directed by Steve McQueen and John Ridley wrote the film. The role of Solomon Northup is played by Chiwetel Ejiofor in the film. Download 12 years a slave free online
In 1841, a free black man, Solomon Northup is living with his wife and children. He plays violin and as this entire, he makes his living in Saratoga, New York. He was also a skilled carpenter. One day he is drawn into a profitable touring show. He meets a pair of men, Scoot McNairy and Taran Killam and this show is offered by them. He travels with those promoters without informing her wife, who is at work in the next town. He is in good spirits that he has found a good job. Watch 12 years a slave online 2013
After a night out with a pair of men, Northup awakes, but he is in condition unconsciousness due to drug-induced. He finds himself chained to the floor. He is being transported to a cotton plantation in the American South. He is purchased by a slave owner, Benedict Cumberbatch. He is assaulted by the slave drivers Michael Fassbender and Paul Dano. When he emphasizes his rights as a free man, he is beaten. He is also warned that he has never to mention his free life in New York. Here in the South, he has to work as a slave for 12 years before his release.
After 12 years, he is rescued from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana. This is told by Solomon Northup to David Wilson. He tells that he was born free, but he was kidnapped. How he is sold into slavery and kept for long time of 12 years in bondage in Louisiana before the American Civil War. While living as a slave in the South, he has all the details of salve markets in Washington, DC. He also described about length cotton cultivation done on major plantations in Louisiana. Watch 12 years a slave 2013 online free
Northup’s book was published about his biography and its 30,000 copies were sold. After that many anti-slavery organizations are developed. Researches are done on the journey of Northup to Louisiana as a slave and how he is kept in bondage for twelve years. He also sends a letter to his family, but the family is unable to rescue him. He has subsequently many owners during the twelve years. He also worked as a driver and to oversee the work of fellow slaves. What he has to bear in all those twelve years? Download 12 years a slave 2013 Movie Free