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The birth of a nation

Author: Nate ParkerKevin TurenJason Michael BermanAaron L GilbertPreston HolmesAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Historical films
Biographical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
African American fiction films
French language films
Spanish language films
Drama
History
Biography Drama
Biografía Teatro
Teatro
Named Person: Nat Turner; Nat Turner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nate Parker; Kevin Turen; Jason Michael Berman; Aaron L Gilbert; Preston Holmes; Jean McGianni Celestin; Armie Hammer; Penelope Ann Miller; Jackie Earle Haley; Mark Boone, Jr.; Colman Domingo; Gabrielle Union; Dwight Henry; Aunjanue Ellis; Aja Naomi King; Esther Scott; Roger Guenveur Smith; Tony Espinosa; Chiké Okonkwo; Jayson Warner Smith; Jason Stuart; Henry Jackman; Steven Rosenblum; Elliot Davis; Geoffrey Kirkland; Francine Jamison-Tanchuck; Fox Searchlight Pictures,; Bron Studios,; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,; Phantom Four (Firm),; Mandalay Pictures,; Tiny Giant Productions,; Novofam Productions,
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish or French with optional Spanish or French subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; English described video; closed-captioned in English.
OCLC Number: 964452301
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Special features: Rise up : the legacy of Nat Turner; feature commentary by Nate Parker; gallery.
Credits: Music, Henry Jackman ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; director of photography, Elliot Davis ; production designer, Geoffrey Kirkland ; costume designer, Francine Jamison-Tanchuck.
Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo, Dwight Henry, Aunjanue Ellis, Aja Naomi King, Esther Scott, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Tony Espinosa, Chiké Okonkwo, Jayson Warner Smith, Jason Stuart.
Awards: Grand Jury Prize (U.S. Drama) and Audience Award (U.S. Drama), Sundance Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent content, and some brief nudity; CHV rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby digital 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French), English descriptive audio 5.1; described video.
Other Titles: Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 2016)
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 2016).
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 2016).
Responsibility: directed by Nate Parker ; screenplay by Nate Parker ; story by Nate Parker & Jean McGianni Celestin ; produced by Nate Parker, Kevin Turen, Jason Michael Berman, Aaron L. Gilbert, Preston L. Holmes ; a Fox Searchlight Pictures presentation ; a Bron Studios, Phantom Four, Mandalay Pictures, Tiny Giant Productions production in association with Novofam Productions [and 8 others].

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Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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