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10/25/2013 04:05 pm ET

Chiwetel Eijofor Discusses Most Harrowing Scene In '12 Years A Slave'

Chiwetel Ejiofor, the star of Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave," stopped by HuffPost Live on Friday to discuss the new film with host Ricky Camilleri. A wide-array of topics were covered between the pair, including how Ejiofor was able to get in character as Solomon Northup, the free man who was kidnapped into slavery in 1841 and later wrote a memoir about his tortured experience as a slave. Watch Ejiofor, who's expected to earn a Best Actor nomination at the Academy Awards next year, talk about one of the film's most harrowing scenes, a near-fatal hanging of Northup, in the video above.

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