SYNOPSIS

The Birth of a Nation. Set against the American South thirty years prior to the outbreak of the Civil War and based on a true story, 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, his wife Cherry (Aja Naomi King) and fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

December 09, 2016

DIRECTOR

Nate Parker

WRITER

Nate Parker, Jean McGianni Celestin

COMPANY

Fox Searchlight

GENRE

Biography, Drama, History

CERT

15

RUNTIME

120 minutes

CAST