The Birth of a Nation

(2016)

R 117 min
Plot

Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against...

Movie Information

Tagline

The Untold Story of Nat Turner

Plot

Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Cast

Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley

Director(s)

Nate Parker

Writer(s)

Nate Parker (screenplay), Nate Parker (story by), Jean McGianni Celestin (story by)

Genre(s)

Biography, Drama, History

In Theaters

Friday, September 9, 2016

DVD Release

Studio

Country

USA

Languages

English

Awards

2 wins & 2 nominations.

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

Website
http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thebirthofanation/

Extras

Trailer

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