Steve McQueen's heartbreaking new drama 12 YEARS A SLAVE tells the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup, a black man born free in upstate New York, until he was abducted and sold into slavery. It's an astonishing piece of work, and today Yahoo! Movies has a sobering look at the man behind the story, as the cast and crew (including leading man Chiwetel Ejiofor) talk about the experience of making the film and learning about Solomon's incredible legacy. Watch here.

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