The Birth of a Nation 2016

The Birth of a Nation is a 2016 American period drama film based on the story of Nat Turner, the enslaved man who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831. The film is co-written, co-produced and directed by Nate Parker (in his directorial debut) and stars Parker as Turner, with Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Penelope Ann Miller and Gabrielle Union in supporting roles. Parker also petitioned financiers to invest in the film, ultimately getting an $8.5 million production budget, and started filming in May 2015 in Georgia.
Cast :
Nate Parker as Nat Turner
Armie Hammer as Samuel Turner
Mark Boone Junior as Rev. Walthal
Colman Domingo as Hark Turner
Aunjanue Ellis as Nancy Turner
Dwight Henry
Aja Naomi King as Cherry Turner
Esther Scott as Bridget Turner
Roger Guenveur Smith as Isaiah
Gabrielle Union as Esther
Penelope Ann Miller as Elizabeth Turner
Jackie Earle Haley as Raymond Cobb
Tony Espinosa as young Nat Turner
Jayson Warner Smith as Hank Fowler
Jason Stuart as Joseph Randa
Steve Coulter as General Childs

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