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Edwin Epps (Character)
from 12 Years a Slave (2013)

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12 Years a Slave -- In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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  1. 12 Years a Slave (2013) Played by Michael Fassbender

  2. "American Playhouse"
        - Solomon Northup's Odyssey (1984) TV episode, Played by John Saxon (as Epps)

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From 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Edwin Epps: A plague! It's damn Biblical. Two season God done sent a plague to smite me. I am near ruination. Why, Treach? What I done that God hate me so? Do I not preach His word?
Treach: The whole Bayou sufferin'.
Edwin Epps: I don't care nothin' fer the damn Bayou. I'm sufferin'.
[looks at the slaves]
Edwin Epps: It's that Godless lot. They brought this on me. I bring 'em God's word, and heathens they are, they brung me God's scorn.
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