Friday, October 7, 2016 (Nationwide)
disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity RESTRICTED
Plot: What's the story about?
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.
official plot version from foxsearchlight.com
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Who stars in The Birth of a Nation: Cast List
Nate Parker ... Nat Turner
"Non-Stop" , "Red Tails"
Armie Hammer ... Samuel Turner
"Crisis" , "Death on the Nile"
"Good Deeds" , "Cheaper by the Dozen Reboot"
Aunjanue Ellis ... Nancy Turner
"King Richard" , "Miss Virginia"
Aja Naomi King ... Cherry
"Sylvie's Love" , "Four"
Penelope Ann Miller ... Elizabeth Turner
"Reagan" , "Adverse"
Who's making The Birth of a Nation: Crew List
A look at the The Birth of a Nation behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Nate Parker last wrote Predilection.
ProducersJason Michael Berman
Aaron L. Gilbert
Preston L. Holmes
Production: What we know about The Birth of a Nation?
- January 2016: The film was in Completed status.
- May 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
Fox Searchlight is wrapping up a deal to pay around $17.5 million to acquire rights for The Birth Of A Nation.
The Birth of a Nation Release Date: When was the film released?
The Birth of a Nation was released in 2016 on Friday, October 7, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, The Girl on the Train and The Late Bloomer.
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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