The Birth of a Nation

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Set against the antebellum South 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. read more
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Set against the antebellum South 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.

Original Release

09/09/2016

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Cast

Nate Parker Nat Turner
Armie Hammer Samuel Turner
Aja Naomi King Cherry
Jackie Earle Haley Raymond Cobb
Jayson Warner Smith Earl Fowler
Penelope Ann Miller Elizabeth Turner
Gabrielle Union Esther
Mark Boone Junior Reverend Walthall (as Mark Boone Jr.)
Aunjanue Ellis Nancy Turner
Dwight Henry Isaac Turner
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nate Parker

Writers

Nate Parker, Jean McGianni Celestin

Cast

Nate Parker Nat Turner
Armie Hammer Samuel Turner
Aja Naomi King Cherry
Jackie Earle Haley Raymond Cobb
Jayson Warner Smith Earl Fowler
Penelope Ann Miller Elizabeth Turner
Gabrielle Union Esther
Mark Boone Junior Reverend Walthall (as Mark Boone Jr.)
Aunjanue Ellis Nancy Turner
Dwight Henry Isaac Turner
Esther Scott Bridget Turner
Roger Guenveur Smith Isaiah
Jeryl Prescott Janice
Colman Domingo Hark
Dominic Bogart Hank Fowler
Jason Stuart Joseph Randall
Katie Garfield Catherine Turner
Chiké Okonkwo Will
Tony Espinosa Young Nat Turner
Kai Norris Jasper

Producers

Jill Ahrens Executive Producer
Ryan Ahrens Executive Producer
Derrick Brooks Executive Producer
Jason Cloth Executive Producer
Michael Finley Executive Producer
David S. Goyer Executive Producer
Barb Lee Executive Producer
Mark Moran Executive Producer
Jane Oster Executive Producer
Tony Parker Executive Producer
Allan J. Stitt Executive Producer
Armin Tehrany Executive Producer
Edward Zwick Executive Producer
Jason Michael Berman Executive Producer
Aaron L. Gilbert Executive Producer
Preston Holmes Executive Producer
Carl H. Lindner Executive Producer
Matt Lindner Executive Producer
Mike Novogratz Executive Producer
Nate Parker Executive Producer
Andrew Pollack Executive Producer
John Raymonds Executive Producer
Zak Tanjeloff Executive Producer
Steven Thibault Executive Producer
Brenda Gilbert Executive Producer
Lori Massini Executive Producer
Kevin Turen Producer
Jason Michael Berman Producer
Aaron L. Gilbert Producer
Preston L. Holmes Producer
Nate Parker Producer
Brenda Gilbert Producer
Harrison Kreiss Producer
Carl H. Lindner Producer
Matt Lindner Producer
Lori Massini Producer
Dan McClure Producer
Mike Novogratz Producer
Andrew Pollack Producer
John Raymonds Producer
Ben Renzo Producer
Zak Tanjeloff Producer
Steven Thibault Producer
Ike Waldhaus Producer

Editors

Steven Rosenblum

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