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12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave is the 2013 feature film adaptation of the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man who was kidnapped and sold as a slave and spent twelve years in captivity in the South. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Northup and the cast includes Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Lupita Nyong'o. The film was directed by British director Steve McQueen and would subsequently be nominated for nine Academy Awards and would receive three, including the Awards for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Nyong'o.
The following weapons were used in the film 12 Years a Slave:
Edwin Epps (Michael Fassbender) is seen holding a Flintlock pistol on Solomon Northrup (Chiwetel Ejiofor).
Colt Paterson 1836
A Colt Paterson 1836 revolver is seen being pulled out by Chapin (J.D. Evermore).
Pedersoli Traditional Hawken Target Rifle
William Ford (Benedict Cumberbatch) carries a Pedersoli produced reproduction of the Hawken rifle as he confronts Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor).
A Charleville Musket is seen.
Enfield Pattern 1856 Cavalry Carbine
An Enfield Pattern 1856 Cavalry Carbine is seen. This is an anachronism as the film is set from 1841 to 1853.