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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.-- After opening in a limited release earlier in October, the new drama "12 Years a Slave" finally makes it way to Twin Cities theaters this week.

The film tells the true story a free black man named Solomon Northrup who was abducted and sold into slavery in 1841.
Chiwetel Ejioforplays Northrup, while Michael Fassbender plays one of Northrup'sslave owners. And both actors say they were moved by the Northrup's resilience in spite of his extreme adversity.

"12 Years a Slave" opens in Twin Cities theaters Friday, November 1. For details,click here.

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