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That I had one that needed close watchin' or he would run away.
When I axed him why, he said you come over to him and waked him up in the middle of the night and wanted him to carry a letter to Marksville.
What have yah got to say to that?
Lupita Nyong'o dating 12 Years A Slave co-star Michael Fassbender?
There is no truth in it. How could I write a letter without ink or paper? There is nobody I want to write to 'cause I hain't got no friends living as I know of. That Armsby is a lying drunken fellow.
You know this, just as you know that I am constant in truth. Now, master, I can see what that Armsby is after, plain enough. Didn't he want you to hire him for an overseer? He wants to make you believe we're all going to run away and then he thinks you'll hire an overseer to watch us.
He believes you are soft soap. He's given to such talk. I believe he's just made this story out of whole cloth, 'cause he wants to get a situation. It's all a lie, master, you may depend on't. It's all a lie. Were he not free and white, Platt. Were he not free and white. Sooner or later, somewhere in the course of eternal justice thou shalt answer for this sin! The first key thing was what Epps represented for me in the story. I said to Steve right off the bat, having read the script in the early stages, I felt like he was a manifestation of the ugliness of the time, of slavery, of what was happening in the South.
He was a boil on the skin of the society, as opposed to an evil plantation owner. I wanted to find a human being in there. It's more than irritation. Any actor of any intelligence will never go, 'I'm going to play an evil character. There's nothing there to work with. When you put these ideas into action, were there any specific scenes that were particularly challenging? The challenging scenes are the ones that I think are challenging for the audience as well.
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For me, the hardest scene to watch was the one where Epps makes Solomon whip Patsey in front of all the other slaves. That was a difficult scene because it was a technical challenge on top of being emotionally upsetting. All the beats had to be covered because we were doing it in the one take.
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They're almost there with you, and I think that's how it comes across. But, as an actor, you're getting the nuts and bolts, to be in the right place, to do the dance correctly with [director of photography] Sean [Bobbitt] behind the camera, and the other actors.
That was a tough scene. He plays Solomon with a powerful inner strength, yet he never soft-pedals the silent nightmare that is Solomon's daily existence.
What we have here is a blistering, brilliant, straight-up classic. Stephanie Zacharek of The Village Voice was more critical of the film. While praising Ejiofor's work, she stated: Even when it depicts inhuman cruelty, as it often does, it never compromises its aesthetic purity. Maybe we need a story framed on that individual scale in order to understand it. But it has a distorting effect all the same. We're more invested in one hero than in millions of victims; if we're forced to imagine ourselves enslaved, we want to imagine ourselves as Northup, a special person who miraculously escaped the system that attempted to crush him.
But don't expect 60 Years a Slave any time soon. And Years, Millions of Slaves?