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About the Movie
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.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 232
- Fresh: 168
- Rotten: 64
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: If you forgive him enough to see it, The Birth of a Nation offers a troubling tangle of the personal and historical. But above all else it's commercial, an entertainment of purpose and some power.
Rotten: A seriously damaged and inadequate movie ... its defects reveal traits of character-arrogance, vanity, and self-importance-that exert an unfortunately strong influence on Parker's directorial choices.
Fresh: The Birth of a Nation is a flawed but fairly compelling chapter of the American story that powerfully resonates with how that story is playing out today.
Fresh: A fast-moving, deeply absorbing, and thoroughly exciting directorial debut.
This movie was really great🔥🔥🔥! I pre-ordered is soon as I left the movie🎥🎥 theaters❤️️❤️️❤️️❤️️
The Best Movie
This movie is definitely worth viewing. The Best acting I've seen all year. Great cast!
Must see Movie of 2016!
Will see it again next weekend.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2016
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