The Birth of A Nation

Producer: Fox Searchlight

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.


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Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott

Non-theatrical Release Date 2016-12-10 (CONFIRMED)
Home Video Release Date 2017-01-10
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Prod. year 2016
Run time 120 Min.
Director Nate Parker
Genre Drama, Biography
MPAA Rating R