12 Years a Slave is impressed by the autobiographical novel of Solomon Northup. The movie is about in the USA a couple of years earlier than the Battle of Secession. Solomon Northup, a younger man of shade, a local of New York, is kidnapped and bought into slavery. Confronted with a merciless and ruthless proprietor, Solomon is struggling to outlive and protect their dignity. 12 years later he meets a Canadian abolitionist, assembly what is going to change your life as soon as and for all.