The Birth of a Nation
The story of the rebellious slave leader Nat Turner comes to life in The Birth of a Nation.
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.
- Directed By: nate parker
- Written By: jean mcgianni celestin , nate parker , nate parker
- Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Penelope Ann Miller and Gabrielle Union
- Runtime: 120 Min
- Rating: R
- Genre: Biography, Drama