The Birth of a Nation

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2016 | R | Drama Historical | 1hr, 50m

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 7, 2016

On DVD

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Nate Parker
Nat Turner
Armie Hammer
Samuel Turner
Aunjanue Ellis
Nancy Turner
Penelope Ann Miller
Elizabeth Turner
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Nate Parker

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Nate Parker

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R for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity

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Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, 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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