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Rated R · 118 minutes · 2016

Biography, Historical drama
Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nate witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man, he realizes that he can no longer just stand by and preach. On Aug. 21, 1831, Turner's quest for justice and freedom leads to a violent and historic rebellion in Southampton County.

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Official Site: www.foxsearchlight.com/thebirthofanation
Director: Nate Parker
Producer: Nate Parker, Kevin Turen, Jason Berman, Aaron Gilbert and Preston Holmes
Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja King, Esther Scott, Roger Smith, Gabrielle Union, Penelope Miller, Jackie Haley, Tony Espinosa, Jayson Smith and Jason Stuart

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