The Birth Of A Nation

The Birth Of A Nation

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Average of 34 ratings: 3.5 Stars

2016 M Contains violence, offensive language & content that may disturb.

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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114 minutes
20th Century Fox

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2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English descriptive for the hearing impaired; Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
English, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive for the visually impaired

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4 by lcmojo

I did not know this story prior to the movie and it was well-played out by the actors. It is always tough to watch the pangs of history that are not so nice, but well worth it also.

4 by Riverspastor

Powerful story based on true events about a black slave Preacher who incited a rebellion about their cruel white masters. It is a very disturbing and sometimes graphic film showing the atrocities that... Read more

3.5 by Ganny01

A much better film than it gets credit for. Parts of it felt a bit forced and awkward but the majority of it was very effective.