The Birth of a Nation | 2016

Drama, Period
The true story of Nat Turner, the educated slave and preacher who led a violent slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831.

Cast

... Nat Turner

Actor

... Samuel Turner

Actor

... Reverend Zalthall

Actor

... Hark

Actor

... Nancy Turner

Actor

... Isaac Turner

Actor

... Cherry

Actor

... Bridget Turner

Actor

... Isaiah

Actor

... Esther

Actor

... Elizabeth

Actor

... Raymond Cobb

Actor

Company

Hit 55 Ventures

Financier

Infinity Entertainment

Financier

Liberty and Justice Productions

Financier

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

As a young slave boy in 1800s Southampton County, VA, Nathaniel "Nat" Turner was told by the Elders that he would be a prophet. Later, he learned to read and was encouraged to study the Holy Bible and preach to his fellow slaves. But when Nat's master sends him on a preaching tour, Nat begins to see the full scope of slavery's brutality and is moved by his religious conviction to become a different kind of leader. Based on a true story.

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