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.
Armie Hammer, Jackie Earle Haley, Nate Parker, Penelope Ann Miller
Biography, Drama, History
6.3/10 – 13,990 votes
7 October 2016